Candidate for the year’s worst press release: who on earth put this out?

On a daily basis the Blue Swan Daily receives hundreds of press releases from a wide variety of sources. Whether it be airlines, hotel chains,…..

Air New Zealand pax up 7% to 1.3m with 85% load factor in Apr-2017

Air New Zealand passenger numbers up 7% – traffic highlights for Apr-2017: Passengers: 1.3 million, +6.6% year-on-year; Short haul: 1.1 million, +7.0%; Domestic: 849,000, +6.7%;…..

Qantas anticipates new London-Perth nonstop service will deliver USD52.5m to WA economy

Qantas anticipates the new London-Perth nonstop service will deliver AUD70 million (USD52.5 million) a year boost to the WA economy (The West Australian, 24-May-2017). Qantas WA regional…..

Minister for Infrastructure and Transport: Australia–Peru aviation agreement signed

Australia‘s Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester announced (24-May-2017) a new aviation agreement between Australia and Peru has been signed. The bilateral agreement on air…..

Qantas and Australia Post add one 737-400F

Qantas and Australia Post introduced (24-May-2017) a Boeing 737-400F aircraft in StarTrack livery. The aircraft has capacity for 16.5 tonnes of cargo and is the…..

Pacific Air Express issues request to IASC to increase freight capacity

Pacific Air Express (PAE) issued (24-May-2017) a request to Australia‘s International Air Services Commission (IASC) seeking to renew Determination [2013] IASC 126, which currently allocates…..

Aviation Australia and JATC form a strategic training partnership in Indonesia

Aviation Australia announced (24-May-2017) a cooperative partnership agreement with the Jakarta Aviation Training Centre (JATC) for the delivery of aircraft maintenance engineering training to Indonesian…..

Tourism Fiji and Fiji Airways announce a new partnership aimed at showcasing Fiji to India

Tourism Fiji and Fiji Airways announced a new partnership aimed at showcasing Fiji‘s culture and scenery through video, images and social media, to strengthen market relations…..

Premium Economy: A valuable asset to airlines but not every product is the same

Premium economy continues to be a key opportunity for carriers the world over. More and more airlines have introduced this important class into their aircraft…..

Airservices consulting on implementation of long range air traffic flow management

Airservices Australia commenced (24-May-2017) industry consultation on the viability of designing and installing a long range air traffic flow management (LR-ATFM) System for Australia‘s airspace. LR-ATFM is…..

Auckland Airport reports ‘substantial delays and cancellations’ due to heavy fog on 25-May-2017

Auckland Airport, via its official Twitter account, advised (25-May-2017) of “substantial delays and cancellations” for domestic services due to low visibility conditions caused by heavy…..