As Australian regional airlines drop like flies, Rex sees an unfaltering boost to its operations and financial position

The global airline industry is ripe for consolidation. Despite mass industry restructuring since the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), many airlines continue to operate unprofitably in…..

Cathay Pacific improves connectivity and adds capacity to Adelaide

Cathay Pacific is improving connectivity in the South Australia to Europe, North America and Asia markets as it introduces a split schedule and adds capacity…..

The collapse of the Air New Zealand-Virgin Australia partnership: good news for airports and consumers

Part 2. Rerouting Virgin on the Tasman When this matrimonial swap occurs later next month, on 27-Oct-2018, Virgin will be left very much up the…..

Virgin Australia 737 MAX 10s provide platform for capacity growth and lower unit costs

In late Aug-2018 Virgin Australia announced the conversion of 10 737 MAX 8 orders to the larger 737 MAX 10. Summary Virgin Australia has converted…..

The collapse of the Air New Zealand-Virgin Australia partnership: good news for airports and consumers

Part 1: Virgin Australia’s new routes to Australia? Since being unceremoniously – and unexpectedly – dumped by Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia is having to…..

It has been a landmark year on the Kangaroo Route, but who have been the winners and losers to date?

This year has been a landmark year for the famous Kangaroo Route between the United Kingdom and Australia following the introduction of the first ever…..

Sydney and Melbourne rise, but Hobart and Canberra have seen largest increase in local connectivity among Australia’s top ten domestic airports

Only six of Australia’s ten largest airports have seen growth in domestic capacity year-on-year across the first eight months of 2018, latest analysis by The…..

Airline Insight: Regional Express

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…..

Garuda Indonesia withdraws from Kangaroo route after many trials and tribulations

Garuda is withdrawing from the highly competitive Australia-UK market as it suspends services to London Heathrow. Summary Garuda will no longer compete on the kangaroo…..

Uber Elevate shortlists Japan, India, Australia, Brazil and France as potential home for its third launch city

In just five years’ time Uber Elevate expects consumers to simply touch a button on their personal devices and much like using Uber to order…..