flyadeal shakes the market with its A320neo order, dropping the MAX

There’s a lot going on in Saudi Arabia these days; after years of dormancy the Kingdom has grand plans for a much more expansive role…..

Emirates finds a new niche for the A380 on a route that is shorter than the internal wiring of the aircraft

Emirates Airline has this week introduced the Airbus A380 on two of its three daily flights between Dubai and Muscat, in Oman, making this the…..

QUESTION FOR THE WEEK: I spy with my little an eye an A380, but which airports across the world will see the most A380 movements this month?

In our new weekly series to break up those Monday morning office blues, The Blue Swan Daily will be testing your knowledge and insight into…..

Qantas Group signs up for the new A321XLR, but will they fly under the mainline or Jetstar brand?

Qantas Group is among the first tranche of airlines to sign up for the new XLR variant of the Airbus A321neo that was launched at…..

Non-stop links to Europe and the US are ‘now possible’ as arrival of first A330neo brings ‘new destinations into play’ for AirAsiaX

AirAsia X has taken advantage of this week’s Paris Air Show to highlight its new Airbus A330neo to the world, an aircraft that will offer…..

Is it a bird or is it a plane? Airbus tests new ‘flapping’ wing-tips onboard AlbatrossOne scale-model

No, it is not April Fool’s Day, aerospace giant Airbus really has developed a scale-model aeroplane with the first in-flight, flapping wing-tips that could ultimately…..

Lufthansa’s new short-haul seat is more about standardisation and efficiency, but it does offer benefits for the connected traveller

It is hard to get excited when you read about airlines introducing “innovative seats” that will “make travelling even more comfortable” when it relates to…..

Air Malta eyeing Ghana as first sub-Saharan Africa market as part of its vision to become ‘airline of the Mediterranean’

The Maltese government and Air Malta are looking at new services to Accra, Ghana. Long term the carrier is planning to break out from Europe…..

JetBlue believes a refreshed mint cabin will attract the corporate demand to support its trans-Atlantic network aspirations

Many say the jury is out on low-cost long-haul with the collapse of Primera Air and WOW air over the past two years testament to…..

‘Designed with love, built for the future’ – Virgin Atlantic unveils its new A350 design concept

Virgin Atlantic has unveiled the design concept for its new Airbus A350 aircraft which will debut in its fleet later this year. With the airline…..

American Airlines takes off with the A321neo with new solution to the growing problem of limited onboard baggage space

Two months after taking delivery of its first Airbus A321neo and just days after a second example arrived at its Pittsburgh International airport maintenance facility,…..