Skyscanner report: India on the rise

The 2018 CAPA India Aviation Summit is wrapping up in Mumbai today, after three days of thought provoking discussions, bringing together all of the key…..

American touts progress in closing the corporate market share gap in 2017 

A major focus of American Airlines during 2017 was closing gaps in corporate traveller share with its rivals, and the company delivered on its pledge…..

“Digital is not just about the technology. It’s a lot about the mindset.”

International Consolidated Airlines Group’s (IAG) annual Capital Markets Day in early Nov-2017 included an outline of the group’s digital and IT strategies, given by IAG…..

Canadian hotels hit highest occupancy level this century

The Canadian hotel industry reported positive year over year results in the three key performance metrics during 2017, according to data from benchmarking specialist STR,…..

Airline Insight: Virgin Atlantic Airways

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Airport Insight: Las Vegas McCarran International Airport

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Bitcoin Watch – Bitcoin records its worst month since Jan-2015

Bitcoin records its worst monthly decline since Jan-2015 as a result of increasing scrutiny from regulators on the cryptocurrency space. Bitcoin stands at around USD10,000, and…..

Air Canada pushes full steam ahead with its US sixth freedom strategy

Funneling sixth freedom traffic through Canada from the US has been a key component of Air Canada’s strategy for several years, and its planned US…..

Lufthansa drops check-in requirement for passengers within Europe’s Schengen area

While some low cost carriers are charging unfortunate customers a small fortune to check-in at airports if they fail to check-in online prior to arrival,…..

Airline business confidence remains high for 2018

A wide survey of airlines conducted by the airline association IATA in early Jan-2018 shows management confidence remains high, although there are some concerns around higher fuel costs,…..

South Korea, Sweden and Singapore lead in latest global innovation index

South Korea and Sweden once again lead the 2018 edition of the Bloomberg Innovation Index, but the big news is that the United States of…..