DATA SPOTLIGHT: London Heathrow Airport

This year The Blue Swan Daily will feature some of the leading airlines, airports and country markets for air travel. Here, using the extensive profile insights available…..

Heathrow on hold as Court of Appeal blocks third runway ruling – London and England set to slip behind European peers for connectivity

London’s Heathrow Airport is one of the biggest most recognised hub facilities across the globe. But having already lost its title as the world’s largest…..

American and Alaska’s agreement puts Seattle on the map, boosts oneworld’s membership, but also delivers new much-requested intercontinental connectivity for corporate travellers

The new west coast international alliance between American Airlines and Alaska Airlines is a big deal. The expanded relationship between the US airlines will offer…..

British Airways may take the headlines for fastest subsonic trans-Atlantic crossing, but it is Virgin Atlantic’s own flight that should gain plaudits

There has been a lot of media attention on British Airways setting a new fastest subsonic flight time across the trans-Atlantic with a 4 hour…..

The successful story of London’s ‘other’ airport and it is not even in the UK!

Around a decade ago, even Birmingham was claiming to be one of London’s airports given its good train access into the UK capital, but right…..

Heathrow boss claims third runway will deliver ‘more hub capacity’ than France and Germany, making UK the ‘best connected country in the world’

A record 80.9 million passengers travelled through London’s Heathrow airport in 2019, delivering the ninth consecutive year of growth, despite the capacity-constrained status of the…..

Security by definition has needed to be varied, disruptive and invasive, but can technology finally keep our skies safe while minimising the impact on travellers

Aviation security has evolved in its role to keep us safe during our travels as threats have changed. From hijackings to hold luggage bombs, back…..

Norwegian secures access to London Heathrow, but will it actually utilise its three weekly return slots?

European budget carrier Norwegian has openly stated that after years of rapid growth that it is firmly now focused on profitability. A recent network review…..

Goodbye Uber? Hello Ola? – will it be all change in the London ride hailing space?

You can’t have escaped the big news this week regarding Transport for London’s (TfL) decision not grant Uber London Limited a new private hire operator’s…..