Your weekly travel and aviation Quote-a

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a roundup of the most thought-provoking and interesting comments from those industry leaders in the know. fastjet CEO Nico…..

Taxes, charges and fees are pushing up airline fares to the detriment of passengers, argues IATA

Competition in the airline sector has been a driver of innovation and cost reduction and has delivered major benefits for consumers in terms of increased…..

Is the tide turning? Air freight demand slips to its slowest rate of growth since April

Latest monthly figures released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for global air freight markets shows that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs),…..

Airline confidence at a 10 year high, although risks to outlook remain

IATA’s third Business Confidence survey for 2017 puts airline confidence at a 10 year high. In fact, no airline CFOs and heads of cargo interviewed…..

Will Brexit will be a disaster for UK airlines? The clock has started ticking!

After years of operating – highly successfully – within the single skies of Europe, UK-registered airlines are imminently threatened by the prospect of withdrawal of…..

Your weekly travel and aviation Quote-a

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a roundup of the most thought-provoking and interesting comments from those industry leaders in the know. IATA director general…..

Air Passengers seek more technology to give them more control over their travel experience

It is no real surprise to learn that the results of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) 2017 Global Passenger Survey (GPS) has revealed that…..

Passenger traffic is expected to double by 2036 says IATA

Passenger numbers are expected to hit 7.8 billion in 2036, almost doubling from the 4 billion expected in 2017, says the International Air Transport Association…..

Economic Insights into the aviation sector – IATA’s observations at CAPA-ACTE Global Summit

Last week the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its latest World Economic Outlook. Overall, the IMF suggests that the ‘global upswing in economic activity is…..

Aviation Infrastructure: adding new facilities against enormous odds – CAPA-ACTE Global Summit insights

It is a popular refrain that there has been no new runway added in the UK since WWII – although many unused and underused airports…..