Low rate of the South African rand helps stimulate Cape Town’s air connectivity with Asia

After growth to Cape Town from Western Europe, Asia is seeing enhanced links with South Africa’s tourism gateway. Cathay Pacific’s announcement of seasonal non-stop three…..

Airline Insight: Cathay Pacific

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…..

Cathay Pacific delivers enhanced connectivity between Hong Kong and South Africa with seasonal Cape Town link

East Asian carrier Cathay Pacific has confirmed the recent speculation about its plans to expand its coverage in South Africa by announcing the a launch…..

Singapore Airlines is the most well connected airline in mainland China, despite Cathay’s newest additions

The Cathay Pacific Group is growing its mainland China network with two additional cities – Nanning and Jinan – but its footprint is still over-shadowed…..

Rapid Chinese carrier growth in Australia impact Cathay, SIA, Scoot and AirAsia X

The rapid expansion of Chinese carriers in the Australia market has impacted other foreign airlines which traditionally compete in the Australia-China market. Cathay Pacific and…..

From mainstream to niche airliner – is the A350-1000 arriving at the wrong time?

Airbus this week confirmed it had secured Type Certification from European and United States airworthiness authorities for its new A350-1000 – the largest version of…..

Your weekly travel and aviation Quote-a

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a roundup of the most thought-provoking and interesting comments from those industry leaders in the know. SkyWork Airlines CEO…..

Brisbane travellers to benefit from improved premium products thanks to Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines (SIA) is significantly improving its position in the Brisbane corporate travel market as it increases business class capacity by over 40% and starts…..

Weathering the storm – Delta avoids Irma disruption through meticulous planning

We often hear stories of airline flight cancellations due to bad weather and the personal accounts on the disruption caused to travellers. Weather events are…..

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…..