Virgin Atlantic waves goodbye to Dubai… but will it mean hello to Detroit, Orlando or even Minneapolis St Paul?

The news last week that UK carrier Virgin Atlantic is to suspend flights between London and Dubai would not really have been a surprise to…..

London Heathrow’s controversial third runway is cleared for take-off by British MPs… but the big question is will it actually get off the ground?

It has taken a long time coming – many decades in fact – but London’s largest airport and one of the world’s main international gateways,…..

20 Quick Fire Questions for… Pete Downes, aviation director, London City Airport

After entering the transport arena with First Group, Pete Downes spent most of the last decade working at Bristol Airport, first as head of commercial…..

Uber’s London court case has ramifications that stretch far beyond Europe and the regulation of ride-sharing operators

While experts predict a softer approach to business will likely help see ride-sharing specialist Uber be successful in its appeal to win back its London…..

While all all eyes are on Heathrow this week, Shanghai PuDong International is about to gain a fifth runway; but five runway airports are generally hard to find

On Monday 25-Jun-2018 the United Kingdom Parliament is scheduled to debate, and decide on, once and for all, whether or not there should be a…..

Jury’s Inn study puts London on top for UK business travel, as Brexit seemingly fails to bite at business demand

While there are reports that the European Union could charge international travellers from Great Britain a reported GBP50 for a visa to enter other European…..

Airport Insight: London Gatwick 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…..

Royal Brunei reduces Melbourne-London transit times, offers attractive fares

Royal Brunei Airlines is significantly reducing Melbourne-London transit times as it launches nonstop flights from Brunei to London and reschedules its Melbourne flights. Summary Royal…..

Gatwick conducts the UK’s first trial of ‘end-to-end’ biometrics in partnership with easyJet

Gatwick Airport is launching the UK’s first trial of end-to-end biometrics where personal data collected at the airport’s self-service bag drops will be recognised by…..

Royal Brunei drops Dubai stop on Bandar Seri Begawan – London route, but will need to rely on sixth freedom rights to make it work

Royal Brunei Airlines has confirmed the delivery of a fifth Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner later this summer will help facilitate the introduction of non-stop flights between…..