Are the Southwest Pacific Islands the next region on the radar for a thriving Chinese tourism industry?

China’s move to an increasingly developed and consumption-driven economy, with a renewed commitment to quality of growth and technology, has been the key ingredient of…..

Direct flights from South America to Asia remain further out on the horizon

Although demand between Latin America and Asia continues to grow, direct air service from South America to Asia is not likely to materialise in the…..

Malaysia’s independent aviation regulatory body shows fares have generally been on the decline since 2011

The Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM) recently undertook a study to analyse the pricing patterns of airfares for domestic flights in Malaysia, particularly during selected peak…..

Philippine Airlines improves product in Papua New Guinea market as A321neos are introduced

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is adding capacity and upgrading its product in the Papua New Guinea market after selecting Manila-Port Moresby as the third route for…..


Asia Pacific appointment highlights of the month – July 2018

The travel, tourism and aviation industries in the Asia Pacific witness policy and upper level changes on a daily basis. It is important to not…..

Asia Monthly Route Recap – August 2018

In this week’s exclusive Blue Swan Daily infographic, we assess how the end of the Northern Hemisphere’s aviation summer season correlates with a mass scale…..

Europe – Asia to become 100 million seat market in 2018 as non-stop capacity hits new heights

Air passenger flows between Europe and Asia have been altered significantly by the rise of the Gulf carriers and their attractive fares and convenient schedules…..

Low rate of the South African rand helps stimulate Cape Town’s air connectivity with Asia

After growth to Cape Town from Western Europe, Asia is seeing enhanced links with South Africa’s tourism gateway. Cathay Pacific’s announcement of seasonal non-stop three…..

A hop, skip and jump along the Kangaroo Route

From a nine stop ‘hop’, via a one-stop ‘skip’ via an Asian or Middle East Hub to a non-stop ‘jump’ launching next spring, the popular…..

Asian markets provide best value for money for long haul city breaks from Europe

A trio of Far Eastern cities have been named best value for a long haul city break in a new barometer of costs for holidaymakers…..