Royal Brunei to rely heavily on London connections as it launches A320neo service to Brisbane

Royal Brunei Airlines is resuming expansion in Australia with the relaunch of services to Brisbane. Royal Brunei will rely heavily on sixth freedom traffic to/from…..

Garuda takes another stab at London following short-term suspension

Garuda Indonesia has resumed services to London less than two months after suspending Jakarta-London Heathrow and will be adding a stop in Bali later this…..

Istanbul becomes the eighth global city to join the 100 million passenger per annum club

At this time last year The Blue Swan Daily reported that in 2017 Paris had joined the exclusive club of cities whose airports collectively handle…..

London Calling! More slots available in summer 2019 despite increasing capital congestion

As one of the most constrained areas in Europe, the London airports are always a challenge for airlines to gain access or increase operations. With…..

Will the conversion of a taxiway into a second runway be a sweetener for a new investor as rumours are revived over possible GIP London Gatwick sale?

It is been rumoured for some time that Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) would like to dispose of some or all of its 42% holding in…..

Airport Insight: London Stansted 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 on the…..

Ryanair reveals record London schedule for summer 2019 despite ongoing hard Brexit concerns

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary has been one of the most vocal airline executives on the possible impact of a hard Brexit on air services in…..

London gets its ‘estuary airport’ at last but why is London City not connected to Crossrail?

So much has happened recently with mercurial British politician Boris Johnson – Mayor of London; Foreign Secretary; potentially the next British Prime Minister – that…..

Garuda Indonesia withdraws from Kangaroo route after many trials and tribulations

Garuda is withdrawing from the highly competitive Australia-UK market as it suspends services to London Heathrow. Summary Garuda will no longer compete on the kangaroo…..