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…..

Airport Insight: Dublin Airport

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…..

Norwegian, Aeromexico and Willie Walsh among CAPA Aviation Excellence Award winners

The 2017 CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence were held overnight as part of the CAPA-ACTE Global Summit in London. Now in their 15th year, CAPA’s Aviation…..

Does Aer Lingus really wish to ‘own’ Dublin Airport’s Terminal 2?

Relations have deteriorated during the last year or so between Ireland’s national carrier Aer Lingus and the daa (Dublin Airport Authority) which owns and operates…..

Aer Lingus continues trans-Atlantic expansion and adds Philadelphia to its Dublin departure board

Irish carrier Aer Lingus is delivering on its promise to further build connectivity between Europe and North America with the announcement of a record trans-Atlantic…..

Air Canada takes MAXimum advantage of aircraft range and performance advancements

Air Canada says the Boeing 737MAX-8 is the “right aircraft” to enable it to expand its trans-Atlantic air connectivity and expand its offering into the…..

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…..