VIDEO COMPILATION: African airline leaders share their thoughts for the future – SAA, Kenya Airways & RwandAir

We regularly hear talk about the need to develop a ‘United Africa’ to enable air transport to grow to its full potential and the need…..

airBaltic confirms further 60 aircraft CSeries commitment as it sets course for ‘Destination 2025’

Latvian national carrier airBaltic has entered into an agreement with Bombardier Commercial Aircraft to add up to 60 additional CS300 CSeries aircraft to its fleet…..

Firm increases in passenger and cargo demand underpin improved financial performance for Asia Pacific airlines

Preliminary aggregated financial performance figures released last week by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) revealed that Asia Pacific airlines achieved USD8.8 billion in…..

Brands do matter, ‘engineered’ consolidation in China, and how the travel space is ‘always going crisis to crisis’ – insights from CAPA Airline Leader Summit

The CAPA – Centre for Aviation Airline Leader Summit 2018 took place in Dublin, Republic of Ireland last week bringing together some of the biggest names…..

BLOG: Live from Dublin – insights from the CAPA Airline Leader Summit

Welcome to live coverage from The Blue Swan Daily of activities in Dublin, Republic of Ireland at the CAPA – Centre for Aviation Airline Leader Summit. It’s…..

Understanding the future travel digital ecosystem and ensuring you don’t miss the ‘plane

While Bobby Healy, chief technical officer at leading B2B technology platform CarTrawler, acknowledges he is not the biggest fan of the term ‘Amazon of Travel’,…..

Data – who provides it, who collects it and who actually knows how to use it?

Data has become about a lot more than collecting information that your own customers provide you. Every step we take, every move we make is…..

Evolving distribution systems: where are we up to? Rich content, NDC and more

Everyone’s keen to expand reach and leverage revenue, ancillary or otherwise. Achieving optimum value is an elusive and constantly shifting goal, as new competitive entities…..

Embracing the new entrants – Blockchain, Winding Tree, data miners and a host of apps

Literally tens of thousands of travel related apps are under development and fundamentally new forms of transacting business are emerging. Combining that with the growing…..