Australian Government pursues digitisation: mobile international boarding passes the latest example

The Australian Government has given the go-ahead for airlines to issue electronic boarding passes for international flights. Travellers will now be able to show their…..

Virgin Australia’s trans Tasman upgrades: how partnerships can be an impediment to innovation and market stimulation

Eyebrows were raised in the South Pacific aviation market when Air New Zealand and Qantas announced plans to resume a codeshare partnership from 28-Oct-2018. Collaboration…..

The latest on Western Sydney Airport

Sydney’s proposed second airport at Badgery’s Creek is expected to commence construction in 2018. WSA Co was incorporated by the Australian government in Aug-2017, charged…..

Spain, Austria and the Netherlands lead the European arrivals growth in Australia this year, but the United Kingdom remains by far the busiest source market

Spain, Austria and the Netherlands have all recorded double-digit rises in travellers to Australia over the first four months of 2018, according to latest data…..

810,000 Australians involved in business travel decision process

New research from Roy Morgan shows that in an average 12 month period there are 810,000 people involved in making decisions that relate to business…..

Airport Insight: Brisbane 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…..

Airport Insight: Melbourne Tullamarine 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…..

Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia cross-Tasman market share gains will result in declines at Qantas

Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia are poised for market gains across the Tasman as both pursue capacity expansion following the dissolution of their joint…..

AMP increases its presence in the UK market as it takes Ardian’s 49% stake in London Luton Airport, but are there more investments to come?

The French global insurance group, Ardian has sold its 49% stake in London Luton Airport (LLA), the fourth busiest of the London airports, to Australia’s…..

Sydney-Manila competition to intensify as Qantas and Philippine Airlines expand

Competition in the Sydney-Manila market will further intensify next summer as Qantas and Philippine Airlines (PAL) add capacity. Highlights: The Sydney-Manila route has experienced rapid…..