Airline Insight: Ethiopian Airlines

Each day this year, The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot…..

Latest commitment to liberalisation shows Africa has its eyes on the value of air connectivity prize

The signing last month of a commitment to deliver a Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) may turn out to be yet another unfulfilled landmark…..

Zambia intends to build a new hub airport for Africa

Zambia Airports Corporation Ltd (ZACL) recently claimed that investments at Lusaka’s Kenneth Kaunda International Airport are aimed at establishing a “new hub”, and that the…..

ANALYSIS: December 2017 – Africa capacity insights for the month

In the continuation of a regular new series, The Blue Swan Daily offers a capacity snapshot in time and looks at the month ahead to highlight some…..

Ready for take-off? Is Africa finally ready to open its skies?

Almost two decades after a major liberalisation of air services across Africa was first agreed, it could now become a partial reality from the start…..

Fading security and health concerns aid Africa’s recovery as new routes boost arrivals

New routes and fresh optimism have prompted robust growth in Africa’s international flight arrivals this year according to the latest data from ForwardKeys. The latest…..

Hyatt plans to double its Africa offering with six new hotels by 2020

Hyatt Hotels & Resorts today announced that it plans to double the number of Hyatt properties in Africa, with six new hotels expected to open…..

ANALYSIS: October 2017 – Africa capacity insights for the month

In the continuation of a regular new series, The Blue Swan Daily offers a capacity snapshot in time and looks at the month ahead to highlight…..

Northern African hotels deliver highest increase in global occupancy rates in 2017

The return of some form of political stability across parts of Northern Africa is helping the region to lead the way in terms of hotel…..

fastjet says applying ‘standard’ LCC model in Africa results in ‘flying lots of empty seats around’

A year can be an eternity in the aviation industry, but can be very difficult for airlines to stop their existing momentum and action a…..