Vietnam Airlines banks on transit traffic to soften impact of overcapacity in Australia-Vietnam market

Vietnam Airlines is aiming to attract more transit traffic beyond its Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh hubs to help support its Australia flights in a…..

Badgerys Creek Update – What’s new?

The Blue Swan Daily has kindly rounded up all the latest news and information related to Sydney’s proposed second airport at Badgerys Creek. Badgerys Creek…..

Blue Swan Infographic: Australian On Time Performance – April 2017

The Blue Swan Daily and CAPA – Centre for Aviation presents an exclusive Blue Swan infographic. Source: Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics and…..

Is a true all-LCC option on the horizon for the Australia-London market? AirAsia X’s potential Gatwick relaunch and a Norwegian-Jetstar partnership could make it possible

AirAsia X is planning to resume services on the Kuala Lumpur-London Gatwick route –perhaps as early as late this year if it decided to acquire…..

Australia has embraced long haul low cost operations with a network increasing to record numbers

Australia has been the testing ground for the long haul low cost model over the last decade and the market has benefited from a disproportionate…..

Monthly Update: BITRE on time performance snapshot – March 2017

Each month the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) monitors the punctuality and reliability of major domestic airlines operating between Australian airports. In…..

Jetstar wins NZ government travel contract, but will still have to battle Air NZ

Jetstar has been included in New Zealand’s All-of-Government Air Travel Services panel for the first time, and hopes to pick up a slice of the…..

News Briefs

Christchurch Airport passenger traffic increase Christchurch International Airport has announced passenger numbers up were up 3%, with traffic highlights for Nov-2016 as follows:   Passenger numbers:…..