Regulation catches up with innovation – the case of short-term rentals

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has published the first systematic overview of how both national governments and local authorities are addressing and managing new business…..

Volaris reaps rewards from its pioneering subscription model

Mega rental car companies Avis and Hertz are just beginning to test the stickiness of the subscription model, and Netflix-like services are still rare in…..

Latest data from IATA highlights moderate pick up in passenger demand that the US-China trade war is weighing heavily on the air freight sector

The latest monthly data releases from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) highlight the challenging market conditions. Its traffic data for Aug-2019 shows demand (measured…..

Video of the week – WestJet continues its quest to grow its corporate share

During the past few years Canada’s second largest airline WestJet has been working to build up its base of corporate customers, and much runway remains…..

Air Canada revises sun destinations service due to extended Boeing 737 MAX grounding

Air Canada revised the following sun destinations service for the winter schedule due to the extended global grounding of Boeing 737 MAX 8 equipment (Routes Online, 14-Oct-2019): Calgary–Cancun: Weekly…..

Denver International completes topping out of frame for Concourse B-West gate expansion project

Denver International Airport (DEN) reported (09-Oct-2019) the final beam of the building on Concourse B-West gate expansion project was put into place. The ‘topping out’ signifies…..

Brazil shifts from subsidies for regional aviation to more liberal regulatory framework

Brazil‘s Secretary of Civil Aviation Ronei Glanzmann commented on Brazil‘s regional aviation development programme, stating that the programme seeks to increase regional airports with regular operations…..

American Airlines and Gol negotiating partnership: report

American Airlines and Gol are reportedly negotiating a partnership (Info Money, 13-Oct-2019). As previously reported by CAPA, LATAM Airlines Group and Delta Air Lines are implementing a strategic partnership, following the Chile competition authority’s…..

Riding the retail revolution – Sabre highlights the trends fuelling the transformation of hoteliers into retailers

As technology and consumer behaviours change, so do the brands and experiences guests seek and value. Hoteliers must adapt their mind-frame in order to stay…..

Inside Travel: Understanding the latest technology and industry trend insights

Find it hard to keep track with all the latest insights into business trends, new products and technology advancements in the travel sector? The Blue Swan…..