Are the sands of time running out for Alitalia following Qatar induced Air Italy rebirth?

The need for the Italian Government to find a sustainable and profitable solution for the nation’s flag carrier Alitalia has taken on more importance this…..

Airport Insight: Rome Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino 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…..

How do you solve a problem like Alitalia?

The rampant nature of consolidation of the European airline sector shows no sign of slowing down. Various CEOs agree – there are simply too many…..

Can Milan – New York take the strain as Meridiana outlines trans Atlantic plans?

With its new backing from Qatar Airways, Meridiana has confirmed plans to launch long haul scheduled flights to New York and Miami from next summer……

Meridiana could transition to Air Italy brand in push to be country’s flag carrier

With talks continuing with potential investors over the future of Alitalia, Qatar Airways Group chief executive officer Akbar Al Baker has suggested that Meridiana, the…..

Growth is not the enemy – sustainable tourism leads to economic prosperity

It is certainly true that travel opens our eyes to the world, but we are not alone seeking that insight with tourism increasingly engulfing the…..

Norwegian roams into Italy’s long-haul market to add to Alitalia’s woes

Low-cost carrier Norwegian is to expand its transatlantic network with the addition of long-haul flights from Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci International Airport. The airline will…..