Boeing confident 777-8 will be able to operate Sydney to London nonstop

Boeing is confident that with the 777-8 it can meet Qantas’ challenge of developing a next generation aircraft by 2022 capable of operating Sydney to…..

The route revolution: how next generation aircraft are transforming global route maps

As technology advances, it changes the way the world connects, driving down the cost of air travel and offering aircraft with greater range and capabilities…..

Russia tax change could limit import of foreign airliners

The Russian government is once-again considering the removal of the current tax breaks it offers on imported commercial airliners as it seeks to promote and…..

Videos of the Week – Focus on LCCs from #CAPASummit

The CAPA LCCs in North Asia Summit 2017, which occurred in Osaka in June 2017, delivered some of the most thought-provoking discussions from a wide…..

Boeing strides away from Paris in the unfamiliar role of victor

The 2017 Paris Air Show produced an unexpected flurry of orders –  Boeing and its new 737 MAX 10 emerging with a clear victory on…..

New A380plus aims to prolong the life of endangered Airbus species

Airbus is presenting a development study for an enhanced A380, the “A380plus” in the hope of securing additional customer for the slow-selling aircraft. The study…..

Lufthansa finds a new home for the A380 in Munich, as Frankfurt loses five SuperJumbos

After selecting its Bavarian hub for the deployment of its initial batch of Airbus A350s at the start of this year, German flag carrier Lufthansa…..

Aircraft Deliveries 2017 – Blue Swan Infographic

The Blue Swan Daily brings you another exclusive infographic, focussing on aircraft deliveries for 2017 and sourced from the CAPA Fleet Database. Key highlights include:…..

Norwegian takes the lead as new generation narrowbodies open up thin long-haul city pairs

Until very recently, the concept of long haul, low cost international service with narrowbody aircraft was merely an intriguing thought as the specifications of new…..

Will the biggest bird find a new nest in the VVIP and ACMI markets?

Now in the tenth year of Airbus A380 operations, it is clear that the aircraft has not been the commercial success that Airbus hoped, although…..