Air Europa and TAP Air Portugal interested in serving Panama: Minister

Panama‘s Minister of Tourism Gustavo Him received interest from both Air Europa and TAP Air Portugal to commence serving Panama (Europa Press, 17-Jan-2018). Tourism Authority of Panama…..

PANY&NJ introduces interim measures at JFK Airport to better address operational issues

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANY&NJ) executive director Rick Cotton announced (18-Jan-2018) a series of interim measures at New York JFK International Airport (JFK) following the…..

Hawaiian Airlines and Jetstar Group form interline partnership linking New Zealand, Japan and the US

Jetstar Group and Hawaiian Airlines launched (18-Jan-2018) a new interline partnership offering passengers enhanced connections in New Zealand and Japan for flight connections to Hawaii and the US mainland. The move…..

JetSMART launches Santiago-Lima service

JetSMART launched four times weekly Santiago-Lima service with A320 aircraft effective 15-Jan-2018 (Routes Online, 18-Jan-2018). According to OAG, LATAM Airlines Chile holds 64% seat market share on the route,…..

Cargojet to commence services from Hamilton to Latin America and Europe in Feb-2018

Cargojet announced (18-Jan-2018) plans to commence twice weekly service from Hamilton to Bogota and Lima via Atlanta and weekly Hamilton-Cologne service, effective 02-Feb-2018. The airline will operate both services with Boeing 767-300F equipment……

California Pacific Airlines targeting launch date of 01-Apr-2018

California Pacific Airlines is targeting a launch date of 01-Apr-2018, according to owner Ted Vallas (Coast News, 15-Jan-2018).  Utilising a fleet of six aircraft, the carrier…..

Sheraton completes USD7m Philadelphia International Airport hotel renovations

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts announced (17-Jan-2018) the completion of USD7 million renovations to Sheraton Suites Philadelphia International Airport Hotel. The renovation covered 250 guestrooms, lobby, restaurant and bar,…..

Virgin Atlantic and Tobago Tourist Board partner to map island on Google Street View

Virgin Atlantic partnered (17-Jan-2018) with the Tobago Tourist Board to launch ‘IslandView’. Under the initiative, Tobago will be captured on Google Street View for the first time and Virgin…..

Travel suppliers need to rip their marketing playbooks to create brand loyalty among Millennials

Travel companies aiming to influence millennials must master the art of user generated content in order to remain relevant among an age group that is…..

Maintaining an omni-channel approach to customer service remains key for airlines

Despite a heightened role of technology in modern life, air travel consumers are continuing to seek advice from multiple sources before booking flights. According to…..

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. Air Deccan CEO…..