More airline majors sign-up and add weight to the SITA and ATPCO NDC Exchange platform

In Aug-2018 Air Canada became the first global airline to process a NDC (New Distribution Capability) production transaction via the NDC Exchange platform developed by…..

Airline margins under increasing pressure, says IATA

The financial health of the global air transport industry is often described as cyclical in nature. Global highs, historically, are as common as global lows……

Revised strategy helps Air Mauritius emerge out of the grey as one of Africa’s prominent and profitable airlines

Over recent years Air Mauritius has been one of the better performing African airlines and this is clear in its ambitions to become a bigger…..

IATA: The trends continue in Jul-2018 with healthy demand growth and record load factors in the passenger market and slowing growth in the cargo sector

Latest monthly metrics from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for the global passenger and cargo airline market shows another mixed month of  performance from…..

IATA charts volatility differentiation in emerging and developed aviation markets

IATA’s most recent economics chart notes that periods of volatility are not unusual in emerging aviation markets. Globally, aviation markets differ in terms of maturity…..

Air Canada advances its product distribution capabilities as it makes its first NDC exchange connection

The air transport industry is experiencing an evolution in the distribution of airline content and ATPCO and SITA have confirmed Air Canada has now processed…..

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IATA expecting significant growth in aviation jobs, but the challenges lie in talent acquisition, training and retention

The aviation industry continues to evolve rapidly on multiple fronts. As it does, the demand for talent within the industry will also evolve. But what…..

IATA: Passenger demand accelerates but freight growth slowdown continues in Jun-2018

Latest monthly metrics from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for the global passenger and cargo airline market shows a mixed month of  performance from…..

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. Eurocontrol director general…..

IATA: It turned out to be a marvellous May-2018 for aviation with solid passenger growth and continued modest upward trend in cargo performance

Latest monthly metrics from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for the global passenger and cargo airline market shows a month of relatively strong performance…..