Singapore, Ireland, Saudi Arabia, Russia and Germany are home to those most savvy with their spending and saving

With numerous global forecasts highlighting the current economic climate as a major potential factor in short and medium term development across the world – especially…..

The Dutch buy a 12.7% stake in Air France-KLM: Is the government’s decision really all that ‘incomprehensible’ and ‘unexpected’?

 A week after Air France-KLM released its full year 2018 results, the Netherlands’ government moved to acquire a 12.68% stake in the Franco-Dutch airline group,…..

What equipment could Air Tahiti Nui use to potentially launch Papeete-Paris nonstop?

Air Tahiti Nui is clearly not able to eliminate the Los Angeles stop on its Papeete-Paris service as its new fleet of 294-seat Boeing 787-9s…..

Chinese consortium to sell stake in Toulouse Blagnac Airport. Did the French authorities make a bad decision on the original sale?

CASIL Europe is reported to have decided to sell its 49.99% stake in Toulouse Blagnac Airport. The decision is said to come as France’s Government…..

Martinique takes a people-to-people approach with Airbnb to attract visitor numbers

The Martinique Tourism Authority has entered a tentative partnership with Airbnb to deliver additional visitors to the French overseas territory in the Caribbean. The Memorandum…..

It’s a real airport pick and mix – Vinci Airports’ portfolio is diverse, global and growing

The French multinational airport operator Vinci has published its passenger traffic highlights on a country-by-country basis for 2018. They give clear insight as to where…..

Le destin tragique de Joon: Millennial carrier set to be integrated back into Air France as trust rebuilds with unions

Air France has announced it will begin looking at ways to close Joon, its ill-fated hybrid carrier aimed at “young working clientele” (aka ‘millennials’) launched…..

Marseille Airport in big expansion drive; low-cost terminal to be extended and refurbished

The Marseille Provence Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIMP) has announced that more than EUR250 million will be invested into Marseille Provence Airport (MRS) to…..

It’s a French affair as concessionaire is selected for future CDG Express in Paris

France’s Minister of Ecology, François de Rugy has selected a consortium, ‘Hello Paris’, comprising French company Keolis and transport operator RATP Dev, for the concession…..

Airline Insight: Air Austral

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…..