‘V’, ‘U’, ‘W’ or ‘L’? There is lots of talk of what the journey to the new ‘normal’ will look like for the aviation industry

After weeks of route cancellations amid increasing restrictions on mobility, the global aviation system, the lifeblood of intercontinental connectivity, has been reduced to a mere…..

Coronavirus: The view from the other side – trying to look on the brighter side of life

Infectious disease outbreaks, like the current Coronavirus (COVID-19), can be scary and can affect our mental health. While it is important to stay informed, right…..

Advancing Africa – an update on latest travel developments across the Continent

Is the African market finally ready to fulfil its full potential? Will a new more open approach to air connectivity finally open the door to…..

DATA SPOTLIGHT: Yinchuan Hedong International Airport

This year The Blue Swan Daily will feature some of the leading airlines, airports and country markets for air travel. Here, using the extensive profile insights available…..

United Airlines updates loyalty programme to add more flexibility

United Airlines announced (06-Apr-2020) changes to its loyalty programme to provide more flexibility during the coronavirus pandemic, including the following (these are automatic changes that will occur in…..

Azul CEO: ‘No one knows’ when normal operations will resume

Azul CEO John Rodgerson commented that “no one knows” when operations will return to normal following the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic (NeoFeed, 01-Apr-2020). He added: “I hope…..

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky becomes first US airport to use autonomous floor scrubbing robot

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport announced (06-Apr-2020) it is the first US airport to introduce Avidbots Neo, a fully autonomous floor scrubbing robot, to clean the airport. Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport CEO…..

IATA calls on Government of Panama to ‘grant immediate support’ for the aviation industry

IATA regional VP Americas Peter Cerda, via his personal LinkedIn account, urged (06-Apr-2020) the Government of Panama to grant immediate support to the air transport sector in the…..

Airbnb faces its first real challenge and possibly its last – but it is not restrictive legislation, as expected, but a virus

The concept on which Airbnb is founded – tourists becoming ‘locals’ and locals profiting from the tourists by hosting them in their homes – is…..

The aviation industry has learnt to adapt to all previous threats; technology is already being used to adjust to the new travelling landscape

It has been acts of terrorism that have led to some of the most significant changes in the aviation journey. Whether that was the introduction…..