NDC – What’s making news?

IATA’s NDC (New Distribution Capability) continues to be a focus for airlines and technology providers around the world, not to mention travel agency who are…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive Market Analysis pieces – Wizz Air, North Atlantic Aviation Market, MRO Matrix and more

Each week, CAPA – Centre for Aviation, produces informative, thought provoking and detailed market analysis of the aviation industry. With supporting data included in every…..

League leaders changing – parallels between the beautiful game and aviation

There are many parallels between the beautiful game and aviation, not least that some global airlines sponsor top teams in many of the major leagues…..

Lufthansa set to ‘optimise’ its new corporate branding after it proves too dark in the winter gloom

German flag carrier Lufthansa launched its new corporate branding to a massive fanfare earlier this month, but according to reports it is already seeking to…..

Lufthansa expansion justifies Munich’s third runway intentions

The transfer of part of Lufthansa’s operations to Munich Airport, including the stationing of 15 A350 aircraft out of 25 and five of 14 A380 aircraft for…..

Lufthansa drops check-in requirement for passengers within Europe’s Schengen area

While some low cost carriers are charging unfortunate customers a small fortune to check-in at airports if they fail to check-in online prior to arrival,…..

Your weekly travel and aviation Quote-a

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a roundup of the most thought-provoking and interesting comments from those industry leaders in the know. Air Deccan CEO…..

It’s all about the money! Long haul airlines continue to invest in in-flight luxuries

While there has been a clear trend for airlines to reduce their premium cabins, it is clear from their investments in new products that Business…..

Parties interested in airberlin ‘sufficiently large to offer airberlin a secure future’: CEO

airberlin CEO Thomas Winkelmann commented on parties interested in acquiring parts of the carrier, stating all three potential investors are “reputable in terms of their finances,…..

German Transport Minister: ‘Imperative’ for Lufthansa to acquire lion’s share of airberlin

Germany‘s Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure Alexander Dobrindt stated it is “imperative” that Deutsche Lufthansa AG be “able to take over significant parts of airberlin” (Rheinische Post/focus.de/Reuters/AFP/Sueddeutsche Zeitung,…..