Mamma mia! Greece’s travel and tourism sector is the main driver of its economy and its GDP contribution is almost double the global average

New data from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) shows that the Greek travel and tourism sector grew at a rate of +6.9% in…..

Crisis, what crisis? Athens Airport continues rapid traffic growth as concession agreement is extended another 20 years

The Greek Parliament is expected to ratify the extension of the Athens International Airport SA’s  concession to run Athens International Airport by a further 20…..

It has been an almost 35 year old story, but the New Heraklion Airport in Kastelli is moving (slightly) nearer to fulfilment

The Greek Court of Auditors has approved a convention for the construction of Kastelli/New Heraklion Airport on the island of Crete, to replace the existing…..

Second wave of Greek airport concessions is under way; mainly island airports, but it will be a hard sell

Greece’s economic problems may not be as evident as they once were but one of the requirements placed on the government by the ‘Troika’ of…..

ANALYSIS: ‘G’ stands for growth in Europe’s forthcoming winter flight programme

As we prepare to enter the winter schedules, ‘G’ most definitely stands for growth in Europe with Gibraltar and Georgia leading the year-on-year capacity increases…..

Austerity measures could prompt sale of significant Athens International Airport stake

The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund’s (HRADF) executive chairman Aris Xenofos confirmed the agency is hoping to sell its 30% stake in Athens International Airport…..

Airline Insight: Aegean Airlines

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…..

Athens International Airport is on the up as there are clear signs the Greek financial tragedy is slipping into history

May 2018 saw the highest monthly passenger traffic figures at Athens International Airport since 2008, a year forever etched in history as the one in…..

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…..

Airport Insight: Athens International Airport

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…..

Airline Insight: Olympic Air

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…..