Southwest drops plans to fly from Everett, but Alaska Airlines will fill the void after slot deal

Southwest Airlines is abandoning its plan to be among the carriers to offer scheduled flights from Snohomish County Airport when it reopens for commercial flights…..

Sabre ups its NDC game by agreeing to acquire Farelogix

Sabre announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Farelogix, an innovator in the travel industry with advanced offer management and NDC order…..

Mobile platforms ‘ideally placed to facilitate loyalty programmes’ for airlines, but wide variation in adoption means airlines need to adapt strategies

There is an increasing focus among technology providers on the mobile platform. This week, Travelport revealed that mobile devices are as vital for travel as…..

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. South African Airways…..

With each wave of airline restructuring hit by inevitable resistance from traditional labour forces, can aviation unions be a force for good?

All major European carriers have overhauled their cost structures in the last decade or so in the face of liberalisation, the rise of LCCs and…..

GOL and Azul paint a more optimistic outlook for Brazil with ‘business friendly’ president in office

Two of Brazil’s largest airlines are optimistic about the future now that the uncertainty surrounding the recent presidential elections are over. Summary: Brazilian carrier Azul…..

India remains home to the world’s most digitally-advanced travellers, says Travelport

India has been crowned champions for the second year in a row as the country with the most digitally-advanced travellers, says Travelport following the release…..

Did you know? Top 20 Airlines by Fleet Size

In this week’s Did you know, we take a closer look at airline fleet size and identify which carriers have the most amount on active…..

Video of the week: Connections could be key to supporting Scoot’s low cost long haul expansion

Singapore-based LCC Scoot has begun interlining with Greece’s Aegean Airlines and its domestic subsidiary Olympic Air to help deliver important feed to its Singapore –…..

US travel remains on solid footing, but international momentum could slow 

US travel trends remain solid, but research from the US Travel Association believes there are underlying signs of caution in the latest growth patterns. Summary:…..