Video of the week – Understanding aviation and making money: industry perspectives

CAPA – Centre for Aviation attempted to address some of the big questions impacting aviation as part of more than ten hours of agenda content…..

Dublin Airport sees a big increase in trans-Atlantic passengers as it becomes a premier transit point

New traffic figures released by Dublin Airport reveal that in Apr-2019 the number of passengers increased by 7%, with even UK numbers back on the…..

Industry has to get the basics right before ‘focusing on the gizmos’, business travel is the ‘crown jewel’ and we are all getting ‘too excited about data’ – insights from the CAPA Airline Leader Summit

It’s hardly a secret that the airline industry is facing myriad challenges, notably in the marketing and distribution areas, as companies with personalised data, and…..

BLOG: Live from Dublin – insights from the CAPA Airline Leader Summit – Making Money 2019

Welcome to live coverage from The Blue Swan Daily of activities in Dublin, Republic of Ireland at the CAPA – Centre for Aviation Airline Leader Summit. It’s…..

Capturing more of the passengers’ travel wallet – innovation in generating ancillary revenues

Large strides have been made in generating non-ticket revenues. Yet technological advances are making wider opportunities available. Not only new forms of distribution, but also…..

Accelerating investment in innovation and technology will be key for delivering a 2020 vision

As innovations affecting distribution increasingly challenge the status quo, opportunities abound for those airlines which have the flexibility and insights to understand the trends and…..

Addressing the corporate and business travel markets more effectively – there are few more valuable segments

There are few more valuable market segments than the repeat travellers in corporate programmes and SMEs. Yet airlines have mostly failed to capitalise fully on…..

Northern European cities continue to dominate as most liveable locations for European expatriates, but Dublin shines with ranking rise

Copenhagen in Denmark and Bern in Switzerland offer the best liveability standards for European expats, scoring at the top of ECA’s ranking for over seven…..

New report suggests privatisation for Ireland’s airport terminals, but Dublin aside, are they big enough to get investor attention?

A new report for the Irish government suggests that airport terminals, not only at Dublin, might be privatised.  The review of Ireland’s state airports, published…..

Aer Lingus receives ‘stronger than anticipated’ response to network RFP as it closes in on final A321neoLR route plans ahead of type’s 2019 debut

Aer Lingus is in the final stages of a network evaluation that will see it further expand its presence in the trans-Atlantic market from 2019…..