New route opportunities: Are markets opened up by new generation aircraft viable over the long term?

New generation aircraft offer game changing economics and range for LCCs, and those low cost operators are increasingly using new generation narrowbodies on longer haul…..

Houston optimistic on passenger upswing after downturn in oil sector pressured premium travel demand

Houston’s airport system is optimistic passenger levels could stabilise for Houston Intercontinental in 2018 after a downturn in the oil sector pressured premium traffic. Data from…..

The rise and rise of LCCs and ULCCs, new technology and how taxes are a barrier to LCC growth in Honduras – further insights from the CAPA Americas Aviation Summit

This week the CAPA – Centre for Aviation Americas Aviation Summit has been taking place at a key time in the United States of America…..

Indigo Partners believes US ULCCs possibly could secure a 20% market share by 2025 

ULCC pioneer Indigo Partners believes US ultra low cost airlines could grow their domestic market share well into the double digits during the next seven…..

Houston wants to wow WOW air and other long haul low cost airlines

Iceland’s long-haul low cost operator WOW air has rapidly added new US service during the last year to largely medium-sized airports. But the country’s fourth…..

Aviation is not a cash cow’, ‘it never has stability’ but is performing at a ‘very high level’ – insights from the CAPA Americas Aviation Summit

This week the CAPA – Centre for Aviation Americas Aviation Summit has been taking place at  a key time in the United States of America…..

BLOG: Live from Houston – insights from the CAPA Americas Aviation Summit

Welcome to live coverage from The Blue Swan Daily of activities in Houston at the CAPA – Centre for Aviation Americas Aviation Summit. It is…..

A pictorial guide to day one at the CAPA Americas Aviation Summit

The CAPA – Centre for Aviation Americas Aviation Summit 2018 is taking place in the US city of Houston bringing together some of the biggest…..

The Constant Gardener – inside the real world of air service development

Aviation provides the only worldwide transportation network, which makes it essential for global business and tourism. As such it also plays a vital role in…..