Virgin Atlantic waves goodbye to Dubai… but will it mean hello to Detroit, Orlando or even Minneapolis St Paul?

The news last week that UK carrier Virgin Atlantic is to suspend flights between London and Dubai would not really have been a surprise to…..

Delta works to drive direct distribution and shrink First Class upgrades, but sees limited threat from low cost long haul operators

All global airlines are working to raise their levels of direct distribution, and US major Delta Air Lines is no different. The company now estimates…..

Delta works to strike the right balance between NPS growth and cost containment 

Delta Air Lines is one of many US airlines that touts its Net Promoter Score (NPS), which has improved markedly during the last six years……

Korean Air and Delta’s joint venture will help Incheon increase its transit traffic and boost the Seoul hub’s standing

The newly approved profit sharing joint venture between Korean Air and Delta Air Lines will give customers seamless access to more than 290 destinations in…..

Trade tiffs are not dimming Delta’s positive outlook for a recovery in corporate pricing 

Turmoil over US trade policy is not clouding Delta Air Lines’ outlook for a recovery in corporate revenue. The airline believes it is well on…..

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. London Heathrow Airport…..

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. Qantas Airways CEO…..

Asia Blue Swan Special: Korean Air-Delta JV set to boost tourism but may impact capacity elsewhere in Asia

Delta Air Lines and Korean Air are moving towards implementing their JV. Korea has given clearance to the partnership, adding to pre-existing US approval. Korean…..

Delta continues its quest to remain a forerunner in the use of biometrics

Delta Air Lines continues spread its use of biometrics with its latest move to use fingerprint identification for entrance into its 50 domestic Sky Clubs……

Corporate travel round up of the month

Each month The Blue Swan Daily brings you a round up of the key news stories and information related to and from the corporate travel world. CWT…..