Air New Zealand to increase capacity to Bali by 90% in 2018

Air New Zealand announced (24-Jul-2017) it will increase seasonal Auckland-Bali service from twice or three times weekly to five times weekly in 2018. The season will also…..

Introducing OAG’s on-time Performance Star Ratings

CAPA – Centre for Aviation partner, OAG has launched a new on-time performance programme designed to inform travellers about carrier’s performance across the globe. The…..

France becomes world leader in soft power, new global survey reveals

The third edition of the annual Soft Power 30 index has delivered a surprise result with France overtaking the previous two years’ winners the United…..

Sydney Airport Jun-2017 intl traffic growth ‘strongest monthly result’ for 2017

Sydney Airport MD and CEO Kerrie Mather stated (20-Jul-2017) Jun-2017 international passenger traffic growth of 9.7% year-on-year “represents our strongest monthly result this year”. Ms Mather…..

JETGO Australia announces Wollongong-Melbourne and Wollongong-Brisbane from 30-Oct-2017

JETGO Australia, via its official Facebook page, announced (20-Jul-2017) two new routes from Wollongong to Melbourne and Brisbane commencing 30-Oct-2017. Wollongong-Melbourne is planned to operate…..

Australia’s BITRE reports domestic on time performance in Jun-2017

Australia’s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) reported (21-Jul-2017) the overall domestic on time performance for participating airlines for Jun-2017. Details include: On-time departures: 85.3%;…..

Qantas releases new range of premium inflight tableware

Qantas unveiled (20-Jul-2017) a new range of inflight tableware for customers dining in first, business, premium economy and the Qantas lounge network. The tableware has been…..

Fiji Bureau of Statistics: 75% of visitors are tourists

Fiji Bureau of Statistics released visitor arrival results for June-2017 highlighting that tourism remains the key reason for visitors (Fiji Times Online, 20-Jul-2017). Tourist arrivals made up…..

Qantas confirms eligible frequent flyer members will now have access to Alaska Airlines lounges

Qantas, vis its official Twitter page, announced (20-Jul-2017) all eligible Qantas Frequent Flyers and Qantas Club members will now have access to selected Alaska Airlines business class lounges…..

British Airways is funny…wait, what?

It seems like only last week we declared Air New Zealand the king of airline safety videos, and while we stand by that, there is…..

Australia is well connected – Blue Swan Daily Exclusive Infographic

Australia’s international aviation links have changed radically over the past two decades – though not always in ways that many people would expect. Passenger numbers…..