Delta Air Lines drops Singapore ahead of Narita pullout; last flight scheduled for Sep-2019

Delta Air Lines is suspending services next month to Singapore, a once lucrative market that Delta and predecessor Northwest Airlines have served for several decades……

Korean Air enjoys revenue and corporate sales growth from Delta Air Lines joint venture

Korean Air’s joint venture with Delta Air Lines has already driven a spike in revenues, transit traffic and corporate sales, giving South Korea’s flag carrier…..

There is an increasingly more complex landscape for travellers when it comes to booking reward seats but ‘better availability is greeting almost all consumers’ in 2019

Are reward programmes becoming more rewarding for regular travellers? The suggestion that airlines are taking a more balanced approach to their loyalty schemes from the…..

Korean Air reduces first class and considers eliminating it entirely

Korean Air plans to reduce and potentially eliminate first class entirely while introducing improved business class seats. This would be a significant move, highlighting the…..

LCCs are ‘environmentally irresponsible for the industry’, 737 MAX certification concerns and JetBlue’s London airport dilemma – news from the IATA AGM in Seoul

The big headlines from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) AGM in Seoul, South Korea will focus on the expected reduced profitability of the airline…..

Will Salt Lake City reap the benefits from the Delta-Korean JV with return of nonstop Asian connectivity?

Delta Air Lines is sending encouraging signals to Salt Lake City International airport that direct flights to Asia could resume as the airport’s largest operator…..

Airline Insight: Korean Air

Each week this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

There’s a buzz around premium economy among transpacific operators, but Korean Air will not join the party

Korean Air has looked over the years at introducing a premium economy product, which has become mainstream among transpacific operators. However, Korean has so far…..

As Delta works to dismantle its Tokyo Narita hub, could it open the door to a new Seattle – Singapore connection?

Delta Air Lines will need to decide over the next year how to serve Singapore in future. As it works to dismantle its Tokyo Narita…..

Seoul-Los Angeles: American Airlines could be considering a new route

There is industry speculation that American Airlines will start a new route between Seoul and Los Angeles. Although American has sought to ease its Asia…..

Korean Air and Delta’s joint venture will help Incheon increase its transit traffic and boost the Seoul hub’s standing

The newly approved profit sharing joint venture between Korean Air and Delta Air Lines will give customers seamless access to more than 290 destinations in…..