Is WestJet’s privatisation a one-off or a long term business trend?

Onex Corporation’s desire to acquire WestJet for CAD5 billion was not only a major development in Canadian aviation, but also the broader aviation industry as…..

‘It’s oh so quiet’ – new ‘Quiet Mode’ one of a range of new features available for Uber Black and Uber Black SUV rides

Since its formation, Uber has expanded mobility options by delivering new modes of transportation to the demands of users. With different price points for passengers…..

Airlines investing in airports – a rare breed, but there’s actually more than you’d think

There has been a lot of talk recently about airlines investing in airports. Is it a new trend? Is it even manageable? Well, the CAPA…..

Video of the week – Understanding aviation and making money: industry perspectives

CAPA – Centre for Aviation attempted to address some of the big questions impacting aviation as part of more than ten hours of agenda content…..

Amazon enters flight bookings. Is this the beginning of the biggest ever potential upheaval in airline distribution?

For several years since the advent of the large data aggregators like Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon, there has been speculation about the potential for…..

‘We’re in a downturn, but it is the best downturn we’ve ever had (so far)!’ Has the airline profitability bubble burst?

easyJet and Ryanair may have European-centric networks, but they are world-renowned brands having successfully surfed the LCC wave to ranked among the world’s largest operators……

Inside Travel: Understanding the latest Technology and 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…..

Country Insight: #62 – Algeria

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…..

Inbound US travel continued to show signs of sluggishness in Mar-2019, but international scheduled traffic could provide a positive spark in Apr-2019

International inbound travel to the US tumbled year-on-year in March, likely driven by the timing of the Easter holiday, which fell in April of this…..

Machine learning applications and platforms are dominating AI spend

Artificial Intelligence and machine learning have become mainstays in travel industry discourse, but conclusions drawn by Phocuswright show machine learning faces some challenges in reaching…..

What do Benin, Belgium, Suriname and Brazil have in common? They head a new list of the most diverse countries in the world

It would be hard to compare Benin, Belgium, Suriname and Brazil, but a new study has ranked the four as the world’s most diverse countries…..