Luxury hotels, cheap flights and eco conscious travel: Is this the future for travel?

New UK research suggests travel brands need to offer a wider range of options and allow travellers more flexibility to upgrade, but also to and…..

Preparing for a gathering storm – CAPA releases 12-point survival plan for LCCs

Like any business, airline management is expected to control the airline prudently through a downturn to minimise the impact on profitability and shareholder returns. Given…..

Aircraft Developments: Can new generation long haul narrowbodies drive change in North Asia?

New generation aircraft offer game-changing economics and range for LCCs. In the narrowbody space, several LCCs are now operating or have on order new generation narrowbody aircraft on long…..

An air finance outlook – from the LCC perspective 

As with the funding of any business, those providing any type of funding to LCCs will consider the business model/management, the quality of the corporate…..

Ryanair base helps boost Bordeaux airport and its successful but basic LCC terminal

Bordeaux Airport has reported a 17.5% year-on-year passenger traffic increase, excluding transit passengers, in Apr-2019. Growth was driven by the resumption of seasonal services, the…..

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…..