Coronavirus statistics snapshot – the number of global air departures scheduled for this week is less than half the level planned at the start of the year

Last week, The Blue Swan Daily reported that number of one-way flights removed during the week commencing 23-Mar-2020 was over 217,000 departures, a -29.6% reduction…..

Airbus reveals MAVERIC, a disruptive blended wing body scale model technological demonstrator that already has more than six months of testing

Airbus says it is leveraging emerging technologies to pioneer the future of flight and testing disruptive aircraft configurations to evaluate their potential as viable future…..

Delivering on sustainability will become ‘a cost of doing business’ for the airline industry

JetBlue Airways recently drew a line in the sand in its efforts to combat global warming by declaring that its domestic flights in 2020 would…..

As Wizz Air lands at London Southend, Ryanair quickly defends its position… and what about easyJet?

It is now over ten years since Stobart Group acquired control of London Southend airport and invested in returning scheduled air services to the airport,…..

‘We’re in a downturn, but it is the best downturn we’ve ever had (so far)!’ Has the airline profitability bubble burst?

easyJet and Ryanair may have European-centric networks, but they are world-renowned brands having successfully surfed the LCC wave to ranked among the world’s largest operators……

New data highlights that UK travellers have turned away from Europe during ongoing Brexit limbo; easyJet warns of ‘softness’ in advanced bookings

After approaching three years of uncertainty the date that the United Kingdom was due to leave the European Union has now passed. But, Brexit hasn’t…..

In the clouds – the terms most commonly used to describe some of the world’s most popular airlines

All travellers have a preference of airline they would rather fly, hotel they would rather stay, even airport they would prefer to use. Even when…..

Is the long-running Alitalia sale finally set for conclusion?

The saga over the survival of Italian flag carrier Alitalia has been a long one. It has struggled along for many years, but it is…..

easyJet offers ‘just turn up and fly’ option for travellers with new bag drop service

European low-fare carrier easyJet is boosting its ancillary offering at its main operational base at Gatwick Airport through a new partnership with home bag drop…..

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. easyJet CEO Johan…..