Philippine Airlines, encouraged by initial performance, looks to upgrade Auckland-Manila route to A330-300

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has been encouraged by the initial load factor on its new nonstop flight to Auckland and is looking to upgrade the service…..

Airport Insight: Auckland International 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…..

Australian and New Zealand cities among the top nine cities for digital payments

Visa has revealed the results of a new global study examining the economic impact of digital payments, with Sydney, Canberra and Auckland among the most…..

A330-200 could be a solution for Malaysia Airlines’ Auckland quandary

Malaysia Airlines’ newly acquired fleet of A330-200s could emerge as a lifesaver for the Auckland-Kuala Lumpur route. Malaysia Airlines has served Auckland with A330-300s since…..

Competition in New Zealand’s international market is intensifying: Thai Airways goes daily with its new 787-9

Thai Airways is improving its product in the New Zealand market by upgrading the Auckland-Bangkok route to daily and deploying brand new 787-9s. Thai Airways…..

Auckland Airport suffers fuel shortage, disrupting airline operations

Over the weekend, Refining New Zealand advised Auckland Airport the aviation fuel pipeline supplying the airport had been damaged, restricting the supply of aviation fuel. Refining…..

Philippine Airlines responds to growing demand with new nonstop service to Auckland

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is adding capacity to Auckland and beating Air New Zealand in offering the first nonstop link in the growing New Zealand-Philippines market……

Airbnb no threat to hotels’ higher yielding compression nights: STR

The battle between short term holiday letting communities and traditional hotels has been raging for some time – but new findings reveal that the market…..