A ‘dire winter outlook’ is the prognosis for European aviation, according to CAPA’s new Air Capacity Models

A number of countries in Europe were hit particularly hard by the Covid-19 pandemic. The United Kingdom has recorded the largest number of fatalities –…..

The seesaw of sentiment – safety concerns remain, but they are not enough to deter travel plans

New research from global hotel guest acquisition platform SiteMinder has found that safety concerns among travellers in Australia, Germany and the United States are not…..

On the path to recovery? Switzerland tops the world as its ‘safest’ country ahead of Germany and Israel

Even though Switzerland was very close to major epicenters of initial Covid-19 spread in Europe, and despite experiencing significant volumes of infection spread and mortality…..

‘Those who have knowledge, don’t predict’ – new CAPA Airline Capacity Models project future capacity growth in some of the biggest travel markets

Looking at airline schedules for the remainder of the year continues to provide a false impression on the recovery of air transport. If they were…..

Sustainability was top of the agenda before Covid-19 arrived and it will now ultimately define its recovery, building a better environment for all

A better, more sustainable travel industry is likely to emerge once Covid-19 disruption recedes. It should be an industry continuously improving through competition. But it…..

DATA SPOTLIGHT: Berlin Tegel Airport

This year The Blue Swan Daily will feature some of the leading airlines, airports and country markets for air travel. Here, using the extensive profile insights available…..

Is the door now open for the relaunch of tradeshows? Germany segments ‘mass gathering’ guidance in a major fillip for the meetings and events industry

The German government has seemingly paved a way for exhibitions and trade shows in the country to reopen. In its list of measures on dealing…..

Emerging from the grey – things are ‘heating up’ in Dusseldorf in northern winter 2020/21, as Eurowings will have to fend off both TUIfly and Condor on select Caribbean holiday destinations

Demand for leisure travel to summer destinations may come back with a vengeance in European winter 2020/2021 when the coronavirus headwinds should have cleared. Both…..

Brandenburg’s debut opens the door for long-haul connectivity into Berlin, but who will take the risk?

One of the biggest airport stories of 2020 will be the opening of the new Berlin Brandenburg airport in Germany’s capital city. This is an…..

Liverpool vs Manchester and Girona vs Barcelona have been among Europe’s airport rivalries – could Dortmund now start to challenge Düsseldorf?

Dortmund airport exceeded the number of passengers handled in 2018 by mid-Nov-2019 and broke its traffic record established in 2008. The airport handled 2.3 million…..

Is 2020 the year that Berlin finally gets its new airport? It is nine years later than planned but Brandenburg airport is set to open in Oct-2020

“What else can go wrong now?” would not be an unnatural reaction to the news that Willy Brandt Berlin Brandenburg airport (BER) will finally officially…..