Do cost savings mean it is now ‘if’ rather than ‘when’ for JetBlue’s trans-Atlantic aspirations?

It is approaching two years since US carrier JetBlue Airways amended a purchase agreement with Airbus to add an additional 30 A321s and delivered a…..

Seasonal shifts in supply – Europe hit the hardest by capacity seasonality

Overcoming the issue of seasonality is one of the most significant issues impact airline and airport demand. You can’t escape from the issue as passenger…..

Low Cost Carriers could deliver a summer of love in Europe by driving short- and long-haul growth

Low Cost Carriers (LCCs) will be the main drivers of capacity growth in Europe this summer, according to a study from CAPA – Centre for…..

Ryanair acquires majority stake in Laudamotion; goes on offensive versus Lufthansa and opens the door to Airbus operation

In a move that has been met by initial surprise across the industry, Ryanair Holdings has entered into a binding agreement with Mr Niki Lauda…..

Intra-European system capacity set to rise +4.5% in summer 2018 – its slowest rate of growth since 2014

Ahead of the launch of the summer 2018 flight schedules later this month, The Blue Swan Daily analysis shows that intra-European capacity is expected to…..

Air capacity between Europe and Central America has more than doubled over the past five years

Over the past five years airline seat numbers between Europe and Central America have grown faster than any market to Latin America from Europe, recent…..

League leaders changing – parallels between the beautiful game and aviation

There are many parallels between the beautiful game and aviation, not least that some global airlines sponsor top teams in many of the major leagues…..

Do private entities now regret having ignored Stewart Airport now it is set for official New York status?

Stewart International at Newburgh in New York state, about 60 miles (100 km) north of Manhattan was the first airport in the United States of America…..

Europe sees record upswing in 2017 tourist arrivals; set to revert back to trend in 2018

Last year, Europe registered an all-time record upswing (+8%) in international tourist arrivals, an increase four times higher than in 2016 and above worldwide growth…..

Love may be in the air, but what are Europe’s busiest routes this Valentine’s Day

Every February 14, across many places around the world, flowers and other gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St Valentine,…..