United Airlines to increase premium cabins from New York: EVP and CCO

United Airlines EVP and chief commercial officer Andrew Nocella said the number of flights in-bank in 2019 compared to 2018 has increased from 89% to 95%…..

Delta Air Lines sees ANA’s A380 introduction to Hawaii as ‘a threat’

Delta Air Lines regional director for Japan Masaru Morimoto said All Nippon Airways‘ (ANA) plans to introduce A380 equipment to Hawaii is “a threat”, but said the carrier “can manage somehow”…..

SKY Airline reports better than expected Santiago-Sao Paulo traffic

SKY Airline announced (17-Jan-2019) Santiago-Sao Paulo Guarulhosservice exceeded expectations during its first month of operations, reporting an 87% load factor. The carrier argued the figure is…..

Copa Airlines to launch Panama-Paramaribo, Suriname’s first new route in over 10 years

Copa Airlines announced (17-Jan-2019) plans to launch twice weekly Panama City-Paramaribo service with Boeing 737-700 aircraft effective 10-Jul-2019. The route is the first new international service that Suriname secured in over a…..

Korea Airports Corporation moves into Latin America as the political heat is turned up at home

Korea Airports Corporation (KAC) has revealed that it generated KRW925.5 billion (USD825.5 million) in revenue at its 14 Korean airports in 2018, handling 82.8 million…..

Introducing Marriott Bonvoy…the new name and look for Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest

Marriott International has revealed Marriott Bonvoy, as the new loyalty brand that will replace the current Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest…..

Back to basics – airlines need to think very differently when flying families as parents call for ‘notebooks, pencils and crayons’ as travel essentials

Holidays are all about relaxation, yet the uncertainty of travelling to new environments has the potential to have the opposite effect for parents of young…..

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. National Air Services…..

Unlocking the value of slots at congested airports – How does the aviation industry ensure congestion doesn’t limit growth? 

Airport slots undoubtedly have a “value”, especially at congested facilities. It is sometimes argued that unlocking that value can lead to more commercial outcomes than…..

Delta Air Lines CEO: Disparity between corporate travel and leisure travel at ‘all time low’

Delta Air Lines CEO and director Edward H Bastian said (15-Jan-2019) disparity between the higher end of corporate travel and the lower end of leisure travel is…..