Europe takes pride at being home to three of four safest neighbourhoods for LGBTQ travellers

They may not have been able to dislodge the famous Castro district of San Francisco from the top of the rankings, but European city destinations…..

A Dutch dilemma – How do you balance the needs of transfer passengers and point-to-point demand and maintain fair competition for airlines into your biggest city market?

The European Commission (EC) is reaching the conclusion of a six week consultation procedure concerning proposed traffic distribution rules between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and Lelystad…..

Competing or complementing? Is there room for both LCCs and regional carriers in the same marketplace

There is an interesting dynamic between regional carriers and low cost carriers. As the LCC revolution has taken hold across the globe, you could consider…..

Could Groningen Airport really be “a serious alternative” to Amsterdam Schiphol?

With reluctance on the part of the Dutch government either to sanction more capacity at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport or to bring Lelystad Airport into commercial …..

Netherlands hits hotel night record as tourism sees fastest growth in over ten years

The number of guests staying in overnight accommodation in the Netherlands rose to 42 million in 2017, according to latest figures from Statistics Netherlands (CBS)……

Searches for solo travel hit an all time high and Amsterdam tops the destination list

Rising searches on the subject, ever more singles-oriented tours and proliferating books on the theme all point to a steady growth in people taking solo…..

Airport Insight: Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

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…..

Amsterdam Schiphol becomes the first European airport to launch an at gate food delivery service

We have all had the quandary while waiting for a flight, even more so when transferring between them. You want to grab a bite to…..

Will new Eurostar links to the Netherlands affect air links on London – Amsterdam the same way as it hit London – Paris market?

Eurostar has confirmed its new high speed rail link between London and Amsterdam will launch from 04-Apr-2018 bringing down journey times on the route to…..

Schiphol Airport claims to have the highest percentage of LCC operations of the European hubs, but is it true?

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines’ President and CEO Peter Elbers stated recently that Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) now has the highest percentage of LCCs out of…..