Etihad’s ‘eco-flight’ highlights the sustainability initiatives that could deliver road map for future air travel practices, both in the air and on the ground

When Etihad Airways’ flight EY57 touched down in Brussels shortly before 7am on 13-Jan-2020 it marked the conclusion of a special ‘eco-flight’ from Abu Dhabi,…..

Brussels sprouts new Asian connectivity with return of Singapore connection sure to be a winner with business travellers

Brussels airport has seen passenger numbers grow a third (34.2%) over the past five years. During that period Belgium’s primary air gateway has added around…..

Brussels South Charleroi’s runway extension – what is the logic behind the 650m stretch?

Brussels South Charleroi Airport’s CEO Philippe Verdonck has confirmed the airport, situated some 50km south of the Belgian capital, has commenced work on the extension…..

Brussels and London airport sales could have implications for airports and investors alike

Two major airport ownership changes in Europe have breathed some life into what has become a somnambulant sector where there has not been much activity…..

Canada’s OMERS is looking to acquire a stake in Brussels Airport, but it joins a queue of suitors

Reports suggest Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) is looking to acquire a 36% stake in Brussels Airport. OMERS will compete with various other financial…..

Is a reverse airport privatisation on the cards in Brussels?

Belgium’s Flanders Government is reported to be considering the acquisition of Macquarie Group’s 36% stake in Brussels Airport through the Flanders Government investment company PMV……

Airport Insight: Brussels 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 Belgium’s Charleroi selection has shown there is clearly life for long haul from European secondary-level city airports; Stansted is seeing similar success

Start-up long haul carrier Air Belgium, which launched scheduled flights on 03-Jun-2018 with a Hong Kong service, has been explaining the choice of Brussels South…..

Ethiopian’s new route to Manchester is a triumph for the ‘Northern Powerhouse’ but much work remains to be done

Earlier this year, The Blue Swan Daily speculated that two airlines might be on the verge of announcing a new service from Manchester Airport UK,…..

Will new Eurostar links to the Netherlands affect air links on London – Amsterdam the same way as it hit London – Paris market?

Eurostar has confirmed its new high speed rail link between London and Amsterdam will launch from 04-Apr-2018 bringing down journey times on the route to…..

Cathay Pacific to debut new Hong Kong connections to Brussels, Copenhagen and Dublin

Asian carrier Cathay Pacific has confirmed an anticipated expansion of its European network, facilitated by the arrival of its new Airbus A350-900 airliners.  The Hong…..