Airline confidence at a 10 year high, although risks to outlook remain

IATA’s third Business Confidence survey for 2017 puts airline confidence at a 10 year high. In fact, no airline CFOs and heads of cargo interviewed…..

Qantas announces domestic schedule for newest Boeing 787-9

Qantas Airways announced (30-Oct-2017) the domestic schedule for its new Boeing 787-9, which will operate on select domestic services between Melbourne, Perth and Sydney from 01-Nov-2017 to 14-Dec-2017. The six…..

Air New Zealand wants to lead the digital revolution

Air New Zealand chief revenue officer Cam Wallace, delivered a thought provoking key note speech at the CAPA-ACTE New Zealand Aviation and Corporate Travel Summit recently in…..

Update on Virgin Australia services to Samoa

Virgin Australia confirmed (30-Oct-2017) its plans to operate five times weekly Auckland-Apia service has been denied by the SamoaGovernment. From 13-Nov-2017, Virgin Australia’s Auckland-Apia service will cease operating and has…..

AFAP: Fatigue is a significant problem for commercial pilots in Australia

Australian Federation of Air Pilots (AFAP) released (30-Oct-2017) a report describing the findings of an independent survey of 1132 Australian commercial pilots on their experiences of…..

Fiji Link welcomes newest Viking Air DHC-6 Series 400 aircraft

Fiji Airways domestic subsidiary, Fiji Link, stated (30-Oct-2017) it took delivery of its latest aircraft, a Viking Air DHC-6 Series 400. The aircraft is the first of three the airline has purchased…..

Fiji Airways unveils ‘Resort Check-in’ feature

Fiji Airways announced (30-Oct-2017) a new partnership with the Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa on Denarau Island, to offer passengers the ability to check in for flights at…..

Air Kiribati welcomes its latest aircraft

Air Kiribati stated (30-Oct-2017) it took delivery of its latest aircraft, a Dash 8 100 series. The new aircraft has the capability of taking up to 37…..

Route launches in our region

Each month the Blue Swan Daily brings you a snap shot of the key new routes launched in the region.   SriLankan Airlines launches Colombo-Melbourne service SriLankan…..

Hotel wrap of the month

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a wrap up of the months key hotel news, including: Tigerair Australia partners with Booking.com to offer accommodation deals…..

South Pac Share and Oil Price Weekly Update

Each week the Blue Swan Daily brings you a snap shot of the key share and oil prices related to all things travel and aviation. Qantas: Qantas…..