Amazon’s Alexa finds herself up in the air with Australasia’s airlines

Airlines across Australia and New Zealand are jumping on the Amazon bandwagon, thanks to today’s announcement that Alexa is set to arrive on our shores……

A321neo opens up long haul narrowbody opportunities for Australia

Brisbane-Manila could be the first of several long haul narrowbody routes for the Australia market over the next few years as over 500 A321neos are…..

Qantas’ four engines are thirstier than the competition on the Pacific

The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), released an analysis overnight of the fuel emissions of 20 major airlines conducting trans Pacific services. In the report,…..

Uber says the future of business travel is seamless and expenseless

The Blue Swan Daily recently caught up with Uber for Business A/NZ Enterprise Partnerships Executive, Andy Brehm at the 2017 ACTE-CAPA Global Conference Sydney, to…..

The annual Airbus-Boeing order book competition: everyone’s a winner

With a tidy 430 A320 sales to LCC industry maestro Bill Franke, for the Indigo Partners suite of LCCs around the world, Airbus managed to…..

Airlines fight to keep your device safe while in the air

With today’s technology moving so quickly, it seems almost a given that passengers on board an aircraft ought to be able to connect to in-cabin…..

Qantas share price slumps: did the flag carrier fly too close to the sun?

Oil is a major input price to airlines, occupying anything from 20-40% of costs, depending on the price. So, it’s not surprising airlines look a…..

Jetstar responds to parent Qantas’ resumption of Singapore-London service by reducing capacity to Singapore

Jetstar is significantly reducing capacity in the Australia-Singapore market as parent Qantas adds Australia-Singapore capacity in conjunction with the resumption of Singapore-London flights. The Jetstar…..

Third daily Auckland-Singapore flight indicates success for Air New Zealand-Singapore Airlines JV

Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines (SIA) are boosting capacity on the Auckland-Singapore by 33% as the joint venture partners introduce a third daily flight…..

Asia Pacific airlines shine in OAG’s “Punctuality League”

Asia Pacific airlines fared extremely well in OAG’s annual “Punctuality League” report for 2017, making up seven of the top 20 airlines. This impressive number…..

China Airlines meets growing Taiwan-Australia tourism by increasing capacity and introducing an entire A350 fleet

In Mar-2018, Taiwan’s China Airlines will become the first foreign airline in the Australia market with an all A350 operation. China Airlines (CAL) began operating…..