Airline margins are descending – but will it be a hard or soft landing?

In its latest six monthly update of its world airline industry operating margin model, CAPA – Centre for Aviation has lowered its forecasts for 2019…..

‘We’re in a downturn, but it is the best downturn we’ve ever had (so far)!’ Has the airline profitability bubble burst?

easyJet and Ryanair may have European-centric networks, but they are world-renowned brands having successfully surfed the LCC wave to ranked among the world’s largest operators……

Pushing the boundaries – How can airlines grow their share of the travel pie?

Millennials have come of age in an era where digitalisation and the widespread availability of cheaper flights have made travel more attractive and accessible. Inquisitive…..

Video of the week – The aeropolitical and regulatory landscape: industry perspectives

It is now 75 years since the aviation regulatory framework was established, and with the evolution of the industry many believe it is time for…..

The evolution of the LCC model is now increasingly seeing airlines sit on the apron alongside network rivals at primary airports

Low Cost Carriers (LCCs) have long targeted secondary level, and even tertiary level, airports and have even more been the targets of those airports pressuring…..

The Blue Swan Daily wishes you a joyous festive season

From all of us here at the The Blue Swan Daily, we take this opportunity to wish you a wonderful holiday season. As 2018 is…..

2018: A CAPA retrospective

As 2018 is drawing to a close, we would like to thank you for all your amazing support of CAPA throughout the year. Over the…..

Did you know? Top 20 Airports by LCC Capacity

Low Cost Carrier growth throughout the world continues to increase but where is embracing this model? Not surprisingly, the Asia Pacific region leads the way…..

Did you know? Top 20 Countries by Departing Frequencies

The US continues to be the world’s largest aviation market, despite continued growth from China. The gap between the US and every other country is…..

Did you know? Top 20 Low Cost Carriers by seats

American giant Southwest Airlines tops the list as the largest Low Cost Carrier in the world by seats, grabbing a whopping 11.50% of the total…..

Winners of CAPA’s Aviation & Travel Innovators announced

In Aug-2018, CAPA extended an invitation to aviation and travel innovators – established companies and start-ups – to apply to be considered for involvement in…..