Berlin witnesses faster growth in visitor arrivals ahead of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the wall

Berlin has strengthened its position as one Europe’s top leading travel destinations with initial statistics showing that approximately 13.5 million people visited the city last…..

Berlin Brandenburg claims a ‘time-competitive advantage’ over the New Central Polish Airport – but does it have one?

Germany’s House of Representatives member Sebastian Czaja said recently that construction of the New Central Polish Airport could present “massive competition for Berlin”. He called…..

CAPA WORLD SUMMIT: ‘The Great Debate’ – can aviation unions be a force for good?

The CAPA World Aviation Outlook Summit closed on 28 Nov-2018 with a debate on the question: “Can aviation unions be a force for good?”. Polled…..

CAPA WORLD SUMMIT: Does ‘over-regulation’ pose a challenge to airport development in some parts of the world?

At last week’s CAPA World Aviation Outlook Summit, Berlin Brandenburg Airport’s (FBB) CEO Dr Engelbert Luetke Daldrup highlighted over-regulation poses challenges for “big projects” in…..

CAPA WORLD SUMMIT: Jozsef Varadi named Airline Executive of the Year

The man behind the rise of LCC Wizz Air, Jozsef Varadi, was awarded the prestigious Airline Executive of the Year 2018 trophy by CAPA –…..

BLOG: Live from Berlin – insights from the CAPA World Aviation Outlook Summit

Welcome to live coverage from The Blue Swan Daily of the CAPA – Centre for Aviation World Aviation Outlook Summit in Berlin, the capital and largest city in…..

The German market: the more things change, the more they stay the same?

The high-profile departure of the airberlin Group from the German market in Oct-2017 has occurred with minimal disruption, opening up opportunities for existing players, mainly Lufthansa…..

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…..

It may be Germany’s capital city, but why is long-haul ‘insufficiently developed’ in Berlin?

To an outsider there are two peculiarities about Berlin in its relation to the aviation business. The first one is the interminable amount of time…..