Airline Insight: West Air

Each day this year, The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot…..

Airport Insight: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Each day this year, The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot…..

Bitcoin Watch – Keep an eye on the crypto-currency taking the world by storm

At the beginning of 2017, the highly volatile Bitcoin was valued at just below USD1,000, however recently it has skyrocketed well into the teens at a…..

Growing LCC market passes 1.5 billion seat milestone with more than one in every four global seats now flown by a LCC

The number of low cost carrier (LCC) seats on sale in 2017 exceeded 1.5 billion for the first time ever as the global seat capacity…..

Rex to increase Orange-Sydney operations

Regional Express (Rex) announced (04-Jan-2018) plans to increase weekday service between Orange and Sydney from four to five return frequencies from 29-Jan-2018. The increase will see…..

Port Hedland Council approves lease of accommodation for airport construction personnel

Port Hedland Mayor Camilo Blanco stated (Dec-2017) Port Hedland Council “looks forward to working with the PHIA in the New Year to view the plan options…..

Qantas chairman renews criticism on foreign ownership cap

Qantas Airways chairman Leigh Clifford renewed criticism of the airline’s foreign ownership cap in the Qantas Sale Act, which caps foreign ownership at 49%, saying it could…..

Singapore Airlines Group follows Qantas in implementing LCC-FSC codeshares

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has begun placing its code on flights operated by LCC subsidiary Scoot, marking another step in the evolution of the SIA Group……

Donald Trump saves lives, moves mountains

The past year was the safest ever in commercial aviation history with no fatalities being recorded on jet passenger aircraft. This is nothing to do…..

Malaysia Airlines begins new chapter with first A350 delivery

Malaysia Airlines has placed into service its first A350, implementing the first phase of its new widebody fleet strategy. Summary: Malaysia Airlines placed first A350-900…..

Menzies Aviation announces new ground handling contracts for six airlines

Menzies Aviation announced (02-Jan-2018) it was awarded the following ground handling contracts: Cathay Pacific in Adelaide, Perth and Christchurch; Samoa Airways in Auckland and Sydney;…..