Mobile platforms ‘ideally placed to facilitate loyalty programmes’ for airlines, but wide variation in adoption means airlines need to adapt strategies

There is an increasing focus among technology providers on the mobile platform. This week, Travelport revealed that mobile devices are as vital for travel as…..

WIN WIN WIN – Calling all corporate travel buyers!

The 2018 CAPA-ACTE Global Summit & Corporate Lodging Forum, to be held at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth 3-4 December is the premier corporate travel event in…..

Low Cost Carrier seats into Australia from Asia are set to grow over its summer period, but share could slip to six year low

After declining during the recent Australia winter 2018 schedule, Low Cost Carrier (LCC) air capacity into the country from destinations across Asia will return to…..

Air New Zealand to test hybrid aircraft for its regional network

Air New Zealand and ATR announced a new agreement designed to explore new environmentally friendly propulsion technologies that could play in the future of the…..

It’s time for ‘double designation’ as China finally drops its ‘one route, one airline’ long haul policy

In May this year the Chinese government announced its intention to ease the ‘one route, one airline’ policy that has restricted Chinese air carriers from…..

BLOG: Live from Singapore – insights from the CAPA Asia Aviation & Corporate Travel Summits

Welcome to live coverage from The Blue Swan Daily of activities in Singapore at the CAPA – Centre for Aviation Asia Aviation & Corporate Travel Summits. CAPA’s…..

Focus on payments: Four in ten business travellers use corporate cards for personal purchases

According to new research commissioned by CWT, four in ten business travellers admit to using corporate cards for personal purchases – 46% of American and…..

Could the number of flights per person be limited? Norway is leading the way on this radical thinking

The number of flights being taken by the average person is increasing dramatically and the arrival of LCCs mean flying is more affordable for more…..

‘Moxy’ – the paper airline that could be the blueprint for future start-ups

The global march of the LCC model has fundamentally changed the airline business model. Not since the dawn of the jet age has there been…..

New generation aircraft could reshape route economics; Asia Pacific airlines have much to gain

New generation aircraft offer game-changing economics and range for LCCs and FSCs. In the narrowbody space, several LCCs are now operating new generation narrowbody aircraft…..