Vietnam-Australia market to receive increased capacity as Vietnam Airlines readies itself for 787-10 deliveries

Vietnam Airlines could add capacity to Australia in 2019 as it takes delivery of 787-10 aircraft. Summary Vietnam Airlines intends to use its future fleet…..

Uber’s competition continues to grow: is the tech company being ‘out-teched’?

The European ride-sharing company Taxify officially launched in Sydney yesterday, bringing important competition to giant Uber. According to Taxify, the launch brings with it a…..

Australia-Asia connections improves as Jetstar Asia resumes network growth which includes Okinawa

Jetstar Asia launched three new routes in Nov-2017, extending the Jetstar Group’s Singapore based affiliate network to 28 destinations. Summary Jetstar Asia launched three new…..

Mezi talks AI, Mezi for Business and global expansion

Earlier in the year, we introduced you to the artificial intelligence (AI) personal travel assistant, known as Mezi. At the time Mezi had announced its…..

Why the Bitcoin “bubble” isn’t just another tulip event

In the 1500s tulips were first brought from Turkey and introduced to the Dutch. The novelty of the new flower made it widely sought after…..

Perth-Kuala Lumpur overcapacity eases as AirAsia X pulls back

AirAsia X’s decision to cut one of its two daily flights to Perth should ease the overcapacity situation on the Kuala Lumpur-Perth market, benefitting Malaysia…..

Virgin Australia believes ‘the future is here’

Virgin Australia’s new group executive Rob Sharp wants you to know ‘the future is here’ and Virgin is leading the way. With the launch of…..

Competitive Australia-Bali market impacts performance for Lion Group who should reconsider expansion plans

Indonesia’s Lion Group should reconsider plans for expanding in the Australia-Bali market after a less than stellar initial performance on its first two Australia-Bali routes……

Melbourne-Colombo route boosted by expanded partnership between national carriers

SriLankan Airlines’ expansion of its codeshare agreement with Qantas should improve the long-term viability of its new Melbourne-Colombo route. The two airlines have been codeshare…..

Qantas talks innovation and partnerships at the ACTE-CAPA Global Conference Sydney

Last week, The Blue Swan Daily caught up with Qantas Airways Head of Business & Government Sales John Simeone on the sidelines of the 2017…..