Lisbon’s Montijo airport – with traffic demand in Portugal’s capital doubling during the 2010s, it is time to finally get the job finished

Anyone would think that Brexit is longest running project in Europe, but plans to convert the Montijo military airbase in Portugal and deliver much needed…..

Check in! – latest hotel highlights from across EMEA

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a round up of some of the latest hotel news from across Europe, Middle East and Africa. Travelodge includes a…..

Lisbon Airport ‘crowded’ but ‘not collapsing’. How did they get the forecasting wrong?

The perceived need to transform the Montijo military air base near Lisbon into a commercial facility for low cost carriers has occupied many column inches.  But,…..

Could the tap run dry at Montijo? Portuguese national carrier declines to use Lisbon’s new airport, when it is built

TAP Air Portugal’s CEO Antonoaldo Neves has stated that TAP will not use the Lisbon Montijo Airport following its conversion from a military base by…..

Flogging a dead horse? Portugal’s Beja Airport could be emblematic for secondary airports that are doomed to failure

Ask anyone in Spain to name an ‘aeromuerto’ – a pun on ‘aeropuerto’ that was coined a decade ago to identify an airport project –…..

Airport Insight: Lisbon Humberto Delgado Airport

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

Lisbon Airport’s passenger growth rate doubling year-on-year

While many European airports are having a purple patch right now Lisbon Airport’s sustained growth, especially in 2016 and the first five months of 2017…..

airBaltic confirms first five new routes for summer 2018 as it builds Riga connectivity

Latvian carrier airBaltic has announced five new routes for summer 2018 and confirmed there is more to come as it continues to deliver its Horizon…..

TAP Portugal’s latest A330-300 comes wearing a lot of history

European flag carrier TAP Portugal continues its long-haul fleet expansion with the introduction of a second Airbus A330-300 into its fleet, but the aircraft provides…..