What does Argentina’s election mean for upstart low cost operators?

A new leftist president in Argentina could potentially disrupt recently introduced liberalisation in the country’s airport transport industry. The country’s electorate recently selected Alberto Fernández,…..

Responsible tourism: What’s in a label?

There is no argument that responsible tourism is gaining steam as sustainability becomes a mainstay of everyday life. But at times travellers could experience challenges…..


Americas appointment highlights of the month – October 2019

The travel, tourism and aviation industries in the Americas region witness policy and upper level changes on a daily basis. It is important to not…..

Country Insight: #12 – Italy

This year The Blue Swan Daily will countdown the world’s 100 largest aviation markets based upon departure seats in 2018. Here, using the extensive profile…..

Airbus unveils first A220-300 for Air Canada

Airbus unveiled (08-Nov-2019) the first of 45 A220-300 aircraft for Air Canada in Mirabel. The aircraft has been painted in the carrier’s livery and is…..

United Airlines: Proposals to increase air travel costs in Guam will ‘reduce demand’

United Airlines said proposals from Guam to “increase costs of air travel will reduce demand and ultimately have a negative effect on travel, trade, commerce…..

Argentina ANAC reduces airport security fees by 20%

Argentina ANAC announced (06-Nov-2019) a 20% reduction in security fees for international services to USD8 per passenger, effective 01-Jan-2020.

American Airlines to ground 737 MAX fleet until 05-Mar-2020

American Airlines extended (08-Nov-2019) the grounding of its Boeing 737 MAX fleet until 05-Mar-2020. The carrier will operate exhibition frequencies prior to 05-Mar-2020.

Looking towards 2020, Sabre survey reveals top traveller trends in Asia Pacific

Sabre Corporation recently released the results of an APAC-wide study that compiles insight from over 500 travel professionals. Looking towards 2020, here are 5 key…..

Russia’s airports seek to attract 300 million passengers annually by 2024

The head of Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya), Aleksandr Neradko, says that growth in air transport services continues in 2019, with 11% overall growth…..

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