Armenia is courting Ryanair to bring regular direct low-cost air services into the country from Europe

Armenia’s Civil Aviation Committee confirmed recently that Ryanair plans to launch direct services between Europe and Armenia and that the Irish airline has said that…..

Understanding LCCs – where in the world do LCCs most heavily dominate?

Low Cost Carriers (LCCs) have been rarely out of the news over the past 20 years as they disrupted market after market. And ever since,…..

Understanding LCCs – what paths to follow to access new travellers?

The Blue Swan Daily is today focusing on the LCC market and its continued evolution. In a series of videos we speak to executives across…..

Understanding LCCs – what are the key challenges they are facing?

The Blue Swan Daily is today focusing on the LCC market and its continued evolution. In a series of videos we speak to executives across…..

Understanding LCCs – what makes them successful and what drives their growth?

The Blue Swan Daily is today focusing on the LCC market and its continued evolution. In a series of videos we speak to executives across…..

‘Der Preiskampf am Wien ist ausgebrochen’; Vienna airport is loving it, Austrian Airlines is struggling with it

Vienna International airport has doubled passenger growth each year for the past four years, capping off an 11% year-on-year increase in 2018 to exceed 27…..

In conversation with… Con Korfiatis, Chief Executive Officer, flyadeal

Next week, the CAPA – Centre for Aviation Middle East and Africa Aviation Summit will take place at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre…..

The Indonesia-Vietnam market finally gets a nonstop service as VietJet prepares to launch Ho Chi Minh-Bali

VietJet has announced plans to launch services to Bali next month, providing the first nonstop link between Vietnam and Indonesia. The decision to make Bali…..

Switching passengers from bus travel remains a key strategy for Mexican ULCC Volaris

Even though Mexico remains Latin America’ second largest aviation market, air travel penetration remains lower compared with other markets across the region. This create numerous…..

The evolution of the LCC model is now increasingly seeing airlines sit on the apron alongside network rivals at primary airports

Low Cost Carriers (LCCs) have long targeted secondary level, and even tertiary level, airports and have even more been the targets of those airports pressuring…..

NextGen Long Haul: Remaking traditional network planning

New aircraft technology and evolving passenger preferences have opened the door for low cost long haul operations. What were previously niche city pairs are becoming…..