Delta Air Lines CEO: SkyTeam alliance has not brought a ‘lot of great value’ to pax or airlines

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian stated the SkyTeam alliance has not brought a “a lot of great value” to passengers or member airlines, adding alliances have “not…..

Visitor arrivals to Mexico up 8% in the first seven months of 2019, strong growth in Jul-2019

Mexico SECTUR reported (19-Sep-2019) international tourist arrivals to Mexico reached 26.2 million in the seven months ended Jul-2019, an increase of 8% year-on-year. International tourist arrivals to Mexico reached 4.2…..

UPS on a ‘real solid trajectory’, will see ‘benefits of transformation for many years to come’: CEO

UPS CEO David Abney said he believes the company is on a “real solid trajectory” and will reap the “benefits of transformation for many years to…..

Flybondi estimates that over 1m pax will be affected by Buenos Aires El Palomar’s restriction

Flybondi estimated that restrictions imposed on by Argentina‘s judicial system on Buenos Aires El Palomar Airport‘s operational hours will affect over one million passengers between the end of…..

Hertz and Enterprise test stickiness of the subscription model in the car rental space

Netflix type subscription models are scant in the airline industry, but rental car companies Enterprise and Hertz are testing the waters in that space. Hertz…..

London – New York may be BA’s billion dollar route, but Norwegian has been the leading growth driver since 2013

The strength of the London to New York market is firmly built on Heathrow (LHR) – John F Kennedy International (JFK) route and the high…..

Corporate Travel Community welcomes over 100 travel managers through Asia training seminars

The newly launched Corporate Travel Community (CTC) has seen a massive response from travel managers across Asia, with packed training sessions so far in Seoul,…..

Your weekly travel and aviation Quote-a

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a roundup of the most thought-provoking and interesting comments from those industry leaders in the know. Malaysian Aviation Commission…..

Travel retail – who will win the greatest wallet share over the next five years?

LCCs are constantly looking at finessing their retailing and merchandising strategies – whether it’s during the booking phase, pre flight or onboard, with relevant, timely…..

ARC introduces ARC Risk Check to reduce fraud against small to midsize travel agencies

Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) introduced (18-Sep-2019) ARC Risk Check, a service designed to help small to midsize travel agencies confirm customers, thus reducing the chance of…..

Viva Aerobus selects Mythopoeia to provide USB power solution

Viva Aerobus selected Mythopoeia to provide its USB PowerStream solution to up to 80 aircraft (APEX, 11-Sep-2019). PowerStream attaches to the seat track, instead of the seat. Installation…..