Transatlantic Turmoil? Schedule data for summer 2019 shows falling frequencies and negligible capacity growth in North Atlantic skies

After its largest seasonal rise this decade during the past winter 2018/2019, current trans-Atlantic flight schedules for summer 2019 show the first year-on-year summer declines…..

The Dutch buy a 12.7% stake in Air France-KLM: Is the government’s decision really all that ‘incomprehensible’ and ‘unexpected’?

 A week after Air France-KLM released its full year 2018 results, the Netherlands’ government moved to acquire a 12.68% stake in the Franco-Dutch airline group,…..

Le destin tragique de Joon: Millennial carrier set to be integrated back into Air France as trust rebuilds with unions

Air France has announced it will begin looking at ways to close Joon, its ill-fated hybrid carrier aimed at “young working clientele” (aka ‘millennials’) launched…..

In the clouds – the terms most commonly used to describe some of the world’s most popular airlines

All travellers have a preference of airline they would rather fly, hotel they would rather stay, even airport they would prefer to use. Even when…..

Air France-KLM follows Lufthansa down Winding Tree path for blockchain technology

Air France-KLM has followed its rival Lufthansa Group by partnering with Winding Tree to develop blockchain technology in the travel industry. The aim of this…..

Air France makes ‘upmarket’ moves as it reveals details of EUR150 million A330-200 cabin refit

Air France last week revealed its new Economy and Premium Economy cabins, highlighting its offer of a new travel experience for passengers flying on its…..

Airline Insight: Air France

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

Developing Europe – Latin America market becoming a key battlefield for Europe’s airline leaders

The formation of LATAM Airlines Group from the amalgamation of South American heavyweights LAN Airlines and TAM Airlines has established a major force in the…..

Airline Insight: Hop!

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

League leaders changing – parallels between the beautiful game and aviation

There are many parallels between the beautiful game and aviation, not least that some global airlines sponsor top teams in many of the major leagues…..