Volaris attributes increase in ancillary revenues to product maturity allied with new products

Volaris attributed (20-Apr-2018) a 17.4% year-on-year increase in total ancillary revenues and 9.1% increase in total ancillary revenues per passenger in 1Q2018 to new and matured…..

United Airlines rebanks Chicago O’Hare schedule, Denver base scheduled for early 2019

United Airlines stated (18-Apr-2018) Gemini is running on all services, with its early results “strong”. Basic economy is available for sale on two-thirds of its domestic nonstop…..

New York, Geneva, Zurich, Luanda and Bridgetown remain world’s most expensive global locations for business travel

New York, Geneva, Zurich, Luanda and Bridgetown remain the world’s most expensive cities for business travel, according to latest research from global mobility experts, ECA…..

Open or closed skies? What is the future for aviation’s global network framework

When the US government first began promoting Open Skies agreements, the concept met considerable opposition from airlines. Many carriers were accustomed to restricted-entry markets, had…..

Social media is sexy, but making money from it is getting harder

Marketing has taken on many new faces over the past decade. Classical media advertising still has a role to play, but instead of being front…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive Market Analysis pieces – Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Colombia aviation, Munich Airport and more

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

Airline Insight: Shandong Airlines

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: Addis Ababa Bole 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 – Cryptocurrencies surge hitting 4-week highs

Bitcoin and most major cryptocurrencies have surged over the weekend, hitting 4-week highs. Bitcoin hit a high of USD9,023.8 yesterday, before settling on USD8,970.60 at…..

Spirit considering smaller narrowbody aircraft, feels some route opportunities not properly served

Spirit Airlines chief commercial officer Matt Klein stated the carrier is weighing up the possibility of adding smaller narrowbody aircraft, with proposals from manufacturers expected “shortly”…..

FedEx commences service between Guangzhou and Memphis

FedEx Express commenced (18-Apr-2018) five times weekly service between Guangzhou and Memphis with MD-11F equipment. In Apr-2018, the service operates from Guangzhouvia Osaka and Anchorage. From May-2018, the service will operate from…..