Aircraft fuel and oil the largest cost component for airlines, but regional variation is ‘considerable’

Against a backdrop of rising industry input costs, especially fuel and labour, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released some data looking at the…..

Airline fuel surcharges? … What airline fuel surcharges?

Fuel prices have pretty much doubled over the past year and US airlines have been particularly badly hit, as mostly they weren’t hedged against price…..

Electrifying commercial aviation: How close are we?

From its inception, the growth and profitability of commercial aviation has relied heavily on environmentally damaging fossil fuels. As the impact of these fuels on…..

Fuel surcharges begin…even earlier than we predicated

A few weeks ago, The Blue Swan Daily predicted the return of fuel surcharges from airlines all around the world. It took only a couple…..