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. Malaysia Airlines CEO…..

Airline Insight: KLM Royal Dutch 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…..

Competing or complementing? Is there room for both LCCs and regional carriers in the same marketplace

There is an interesting dynamic between regional carriers and low cost carriers. As the LCC revolution has taken hold across the globe, you could consider…..

League leaders changing – parallels between the beautiful game and aviation

There are many parallels between the beautiful game and aviation, not least that some global airlines sponsor top teams in many of the major leagues…..

KLM partners with DigitalGenius to deliver perfect marriage of AI and a human touch to its social media channels

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has partnered with DigitalGenius to add automated answers to general questions on its social media channels, including Facebook Messenger, Twitter and…..

Delta at heart of Virgin’s French kiss of life

US major Delta Air Lines is at the centre of a deepening transatlantic airline partnership that will see Sir Richard Branson sell his majority stake…..

KLM restructuring leaves little need for standalone low cost long haul business

At the recent CAPA Airline Leader Summit in Dublin, Republic of Ireland, Pieter Elbers, president and chief executive officer, KLM provided an update on KLM’s…..

KLM plans fond farewell to its Fokker fleet

European flag carrier KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will phase out its final Fokker 70 on October 29, 2017, ending 20 years of service with the…..

Europe’s legacy airline groups upbeat on unit revenue despite wider Q1 losses

Europe’s big three legacy airline groups collectively reported a wider net loss in 1Q2017 compared with the same period a year earlier. However, this deterioration…..

BA and KLM’s Highland fling turns into happy Inverness marriage

UK airport operator Highlands & Islands Airports Limited (HIAL) is an excellent example of the essential role hub airport connectivity plays in supporting regional airports…..