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…..

Rapid Chinese carrier growth in Australia impact Cathay, SIA, Scoot and AirAsia X

The rapid expansion of Chinese carriers in the Australia market has impacted other foreign airlines which traditionally compete in the Australia-China market. Cathay Pacific and…..

Connecting Australia to China

A record 35 routes will be operated in Dec-2017 between Australia and China, an indication of the staggering growth experienced by the Australia-China market in…..

CAPA partners with STR to deliver the 2018 Global Aviation & Accommodation Outlook

CAPA – Centre for Aviation has joined forces with hotel benchmarking provider, STR, to deliver the Global Aviation and Accommodation Outlook for 2018. The report…..

Dubai’s Australia traffic will not be impacted by Qantas suspension as Emirates expands to fill the void

Dubai International Airport does not expect any impact from Qantas’ suspension of services to Dubai as Emirates is expanding in Australia to fill the void……

Australia-China market booms with 35 nonstop routes and 10 airlines this December

A record 35 routes will be operated in Dec-2017 between Australia and China, an indication of the staggering growth experienced by the Australia-China market in…..

Average ticket price set to increase in 2018, says CAPA & CWT

In 2017, CAPA – Centre for Aviation and CWT Solutions Group, the consulting division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel introduced the Business Travel Pulse report which…..

Australia-Vietnam traffic surges as competition heats up

Traffic in the Australia-Vietnam market has increased by 70% since Jetstar Airways launched services to Ho Chi Minh in May-2017. Jetstar achieved an average load…..