The value of aircraft orders – it is all a tale of smoke and mirrors

A rumoured Emirates Airline follow-up Airbus A380 order failed to materialise at the Dubai Air Show and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) carrier selected the…..

WestJet’s 787s help it address a long haul market worth billions

Canada’s WestJet ripped up the low cost playbook years ago with new initiatives spanning from the creation of its regional subsidiary Encore to the launch…..

Your weekly travel and aviation Quote-a

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a roundup of the most thought-provoking and interesting comments from those industry leaders in the know. SkyWork Airlines CEO…..

United in praise as Queen of the Skies flies off to Honolulu sunset

An apparent minor fault with an air conditioning pack may have resulted in a quick de tour to United’s San Francisco maintenance base and a…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive Market Analysis pieces – Tigerair Taiwan, Air Canada, airberlin, AirAsia Japan and more

Every week, CAPA – Centre for Aviation, produces informative, thought provoking and detailed market analysis of the aviation industry. With supporting data included in every…..

Boeing confident 777-8 will be able to operate Sydney to London nonstop

Boeing is confident that with the 777-8 it can meet Qantas’ challenge of developing a next generation aircraft by 2022 capable of operating Sydney to…..

United heads back in time to celebrate 747 retirement, but where does the Jumbo Jet still fly?

US major United Airlines has revealed plans to turn its operations back more than 45 years by marking the retirement of the Boeing 747 from…..

The route revolution: how next generation aircraft are transforming global route maps

As technology advances, it changes the way the world connects, driving down the cost of air travel and offering aircraft with greater range and capabilities…..

Russia tax change could limit import of foreign airliners

The Russian government is once-again considering the removal of the current tax breaks it offers on imported commercial airliners as it seeks to promote and…..

Videos of the Week – Focus on LCCs from #CAPASummit

The CAPA LCCs in North Asia Summit 2017, which occurred in Osaka in June 2017, delivered some of the most thought-provoking discussions from a wide…..

Air Niugini goes all-jet all the time

Air Niugini (ANG) recently announced it was now an all-jet aircraft operator after the last of its six Q400 turboprop aircraft left the country in…..