Stockton set to become a ‘San Francisco airport’, but what’s in a name anyway?

Reports arising from California suggest that the San Joaquin County leaders are considering a proposal to change the name of Stockton Metropolitan Airport to include…..

How the Russians are saving US jobs with fake news

Yesterday Facebook reported its third quarter profit and sales that came in well above analysts’ expectations. It made a tidy little quarterly profit of USD4.7…..

United Airlines wants to level the playing field with competitors on credit card margins

US airlines rack up millions in revenue from co-branded credit cards, and as United Airlines works feverishly to close revenue gaps with its peers American…..

Are Norwegian’s lofty ambitions opening Argentina’s eyes to growth potential?

While other Latin American airlines continue to struggle to gain access into Argentina, the government seems to be firmly backing the plans of Norwegian to…..

Chinese travellers prefer OTAs says EyeforTravel

EyeforTravel’s latest consumer research, the Chinese Travel Consumer Report 2017-2018 has identified that Chinese travellers prefer the online travel agent (OTA) experience. The report surveyed…..

Airline confidence at a 10 year high, although risks to outlook remain

IATA’s third Business Confidence survey for 2017 puts airline confidence at a 10 year high. In fact, no airline CFOs and heads of cargo interviewed…..

jetBlue’s nixing of certain OTAs supports its broad based cost cutting scheme

jetBlue’s decision to pull the plug on twelve online travel agencies (OTAs) is part of the airline’s broader strategy to shed USD250 million to USD300…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive Market Analysis pieces – Tigerair Taiwan, Air Canada, airberlin, AirAsia Japan and more

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

INSIGHT: Hub network dynamics differ among world’s leading airports

From an Air Service Development perspective a number of factors underpin air connectivity, ranging from geographical location and airport infrastructure to airline business models and…..

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. IATA director general…..

United Airlines plans digital push

United Airlines is planning major upgrades to its app over the next few months as part of a digital push. Earlier this year, usage of…..