Daxing International is near completion and airlines are now starting to schedule flights into Beijing’s new gateway

As Groupe ADP says it has completed the final design elements for Beijing’s new Daxing International airport, airlines are beginning to launch schedules into the…..

Australians show consistency with their travel preferences as the UK, the US and China top the most popular winter long-haul markets for second successive year

There are no real surprises this winter with Australian outbound long-haul travel. New research from travel commerce platform Travelport has revealed that the United Kingdom…..

QUESTION FOR THE WEEK: What are the ten largest outbound country markets for travellers from Mainland China?

In our new weekly series to break up those Monday morning office blues, The Blue Swan Daily will be testing your knowledge and insight into…..

China drives capacity growth as New Zealand enjoys 56th consecutive month of year-over-year connectivity gains from Asia

This month marks the 56th consecutive month of capacity gains into New Zealand from across Asia, a growth period that dates back to small declines…..

Macau Airport looks to the long haul charter market for growth after recording its busiest-ever month

Macau International airport experienced its busiest month ever in Apr-2019 as it handled more than 800,000 passengers, an increase of 19% year-on-year, and more than…..

Singapore-China market booms – five new Chinese airlines in past six months grows operator count to 18 carriers

Competition in the Singapore-China market has intensified driven by several new services from Chinese airlines. While the new services are aimed mainly at the inbound…..

Travellers are spoiled for choice as Chinese carriers pursue rapid long-haul expansion

Chinese airlines are pursuing rapid long-haul expansion, in particular opening up attractively priced premium cabin options for corporate travellers. They have launched more than 30…..

Asian travel growth will be partly at the expense of the Pacific region with Macau, Thailand, Maldives, China and Taipei leading five-year growth in visitor receipts

Earlier this year, The Blue Swan Daily reported that between 2018 and 2023, the Asia Pacific region is expected to enjoy a steady 5.5% average…..

Atlanta retained its #1 global passenger airport ranking in 2018; Beijing continued its growth, but Dubai is stalling

ACI World has published preliminary world airport rankings for 2018. In its opening remarks ACI says passenger traffic remains resilient but cargo hubs have seen…..

Asia Pacific nations continue international frequency growth across first two months of 2019; 18 of top 20 country markets have more flights versus same period in 2018

New research from The Blue Swan Daily reveals that only two of Asia Pacific’s top twenty country markets have witnessed a rise in year-on-year international…..

Opening the door to Beijing – new Daxing International airport on-track for Q3 launch

Beijing’s new Daxing International airport could be operationally ready at the end of the second quarter of this year and scheduled operations could commence before…..