The 737MAX grounding, US-China contention and unrest in Hong Kong hit travel in 2019; will remain a major threat and continue to impact the sector into 2020

Some of the major factors to influence the travel and tourism sector in 2019 will remain among the biggest threats for the coming year, according…..

New study suggests almost one third of UK travellers will shun European Union destinations post Brexit

Ten days and counting! As we approach the Brexit date for Great Britain’s departure from the European Union (EU) for a second time, it appears…..

Inside Travel: Understanding the latest technology and industry trend insights

Find it hard to keep track with all the latest insights into business trends, new products and technology advancements in the travel sector? The Blue Swan…..

New data highlights that UK travellers have turned away from Europe during ongoing Brexit limbo; easyJet warns of ‘softness’ in advanced bookings

After approaching three years of uncertainty the date that the United Kingdom was due to leave the European Union has now passed. But, Brexit hasn’t…..

Travel and tourism ‘can be a major growth sector’ for the UK in a post Brexit economy

Uncertainties over Brexit and a near 10% decline in spending by international visitors led to a weak growth of the travel and tourism sector in…..

European airline body urges for action in light of continued Brexit uncertainty

Following the recent collapse of UK regional carrier flybmi, industry body European Regions Airline Association (ERA) has written to the European Commission and UK Department…..

Whether it’s a deal or no deal, the skies still appear blue for aviation as Brexit date moves closer

Think of any word beginning with the letter ‘B’? There are thousands of options, but for most people across Europe, and the UK particularly, there…..

With high UK passenger flows into Malta, will Brexit deliver a cold front to the Mediterranean hotspot?

Malta International Airport reported that it handled 6.8 million passengers in 2018, an increase of 13.2%. The seat capacity was 8.3 million, indicating an average…..

Brussels ‘no deal’ contingency may provide Brexit safety net, but doesn’t rule out future widespread aviation, travel and trade disruption

There have been reports that the UK Government has put thousands of soldiers, sailors and air crew on standby to tackle Brexit chaos, warnings to…..

CAPA WORLD SUMMIT: Brexit: the best outcome is the status quo

The CAPA – Centre for Aviation World Aviation Outlook Summit on 27-Nov-2018 included a panel discussion on the outlook for the UK-Europe and UK-US aviation…..

While Brexit may dominate the political headlines in the UK and Europe, British holidaymakers appear seemingly oblivious to its potential impact

Whilst travel industry leaders are getting hot and bothered about Brexit, fearing long queues at passport control, a lack of agreed regulations governing flights between…..