Southwest Airlines to expand Hawaii operations in 1H2020

Southwest Airlines plans to expand Hawaii operations with the following new services in 1H2020 (sfgate.com/travelpulse.com, 24/26-Jan-2020): San Jose-Lihue: Four times weekly from Jan-2020; San Jose-Kona: Three…..

Possibility of domestic operations in Brazil ‘not crazy’: Flybondi CCO

Flybondi CCO Mauricio Sana Saldaña commented on the possibility of the airline commencing domestic services in Brazil, stating: “It is not crazy to think of having a…..

Minneapolis St Paul Airport opens ‘The Cocktail Room at 18th and Central’

Minneapolis St Paul International Airport announced (24-Jan-2020) HMSHost opened ‘The Cocktail Room at 18th and Central’ in collaboration with Tattersall Distilling. The cocktail bar and restaurant is located…..

New lounge opened at Mar Del Plata Astor Piazzolla Airport

Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 inaugurated (23-Jan-2020) a new lounge at Mar Del Plata Astor Piazzolla Airport. The lounge features flight information services, a snack bar and hot and cold…..

Carbon credits or carbon complacency? Offsetting can improve climate awareness image and attract the eco-anxious but more needs to be done

Carbon offsetting in aviation currently is one of the major mechanisms companies implement to offer a ‘carbon neutral’ product and image. Offset programmes allow passengers…..

Contagion – How improved global air connectivity may be facilitating the spread of deadly viruses

We may have read books and watched films on how viruses can mutate and quickly spread from one single host to billions of people in…..

QUESTION FOR THE WEEK: Which markets reign from Spain – what are the the most popular destinations for a long-haul visit by Spaniards for the first half of the year?

In our weekly series to break up those Monday morning office blues, The Blue Swan Daily tests your knowledge and insight into the aviation and travel…..

Industry Intelligence – catch up on CAPA’s exclusive market analysis insights

Each week, CAPA – Centre for Aviation, produces informative, thought provoking and detailed market analysis of the aviation industry. With supporting data included in every…..

Bitcoin Watch – SITA: 72% of airlines have investment plans in blockchain

SITA VP business transformation, air travel solutions Ian Ryder, via the company’s official blog, reported (29-Nov-2019) the 2019 SITA Air Transport IT Insights survey shows 72% of airlines…..

American Airlines Group plans to focus on high revenue market growth, reliable operations in 2020

American Airlines Group reported (23-Jan-2020) plans to focus on operational excellence, efficient and profitable growth and the generation of significant free cash flow in 2020. American Airlines…..

Azul to have 20 WiFi equipped aircraft by end of 2020

Azul institutional relations director Marcelo Bento commented on the carrier’s fleet internet connectivity plans stating that currently one A320neo features WiFi connectivity but the carrier plans…..