Bitcoin Watch – Keep an eye on the cryptocurrency 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…..

Emirates extends ‘My Emirates Pass’ programme to Australian passengers travelling to Dubai

Emirates extended (11-Jan-2018) the ‘My Emirates Pass’ programme to Australian passengers travelling to Dubai from 01-Jan-2018 to 31-Mar-2018. The programme provides offers and discounts on leisure and cultural…..

International pax to/from Australia up 5% to 3.4m in Oct-2017, capacity up 4%

Australia‘s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) reported (10-Jan-2018) the following international traffic highlights to/from Australia for Oct-2017: Passengers: 3.4 million, +4.5% year-on-year; Available seats:…..

Australia’s BITRE releases domestic airfare index for Jan-2018

Australia‘s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) released (11-Jan-2018) its Jan-2018 Domestic Air Fare Indexes: Business fares: 93.3, -0.9ppts (compared to a Jul-2003 baseline of…..

Malaysian Ministry of Transport to resume search for MH370 in mid Jan-2018

Malaysia‘s Ministry of Transport, via its official Twitter and Facebook accounts, announced (09/10-Jan-2018) the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will resume in mid Jan-2018, following a new agreement…..

Cathay Pacific: No plans to launch Canberra services

Cathay Pacific responded to claims the carrier plans to launch Canberra services, stating: “We constantly monitor market demand in all regions and explore opportunities for route…..

Tourism Australia and Singapore Airlines launch joint digital campaign in Singapore and Malaysia

Tourism Australia and Singapore Airlines launched (10-Jan-2018) a new online campaign in Singapore and Malaysia promoting the airline’s fares to Australia. The all digital campaign, a first for Malaysia, will run until Jun-2018 and showcase…..

Third daily Auckland-Singapore flight indicates success for Air New Zealand-Singapore Airlines JV

Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines (SIA) are boosting capacity on the Auckland-Singapore by 33% as the joint venture partners introduce a third daily flight…..

A new crypto token for the air safety sector: Blockchain is a reality for the future

We take no responsibility for any representations in the Aeron promo below, but the fact is that blockchain is going to become a valuable processing…..

Asia Pacific airlines shine in OAG’s “Punctuality League”

Asia Pacific airlines fared extremely well in OAG’s annual “Punctuality League” report for 2017, making up seven of the top 20 airlines. This impressive number…..

Airline Insight: American Airlines

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