Virgin Australia 737 MAX 10s provide platform for capacity growth and lower unit costs

In late Aug-2018 Virgin Australia announced the conversion of 10 737 MAX 8 orders to the larger 737 MAX 10. Summary Virgin Australia has converted…..

Check in! – hotel highlights across South Pac

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a round up of the latest key hotel news from across the South Pacific. IHG,  Precinct Properties to open InterContinental Auckland. Melbourne’s…..

Vienna displaces Melbourne as the world’s most liveable city in a year that has seen significant changes to global ranking

Austria’s capital city, Vienna, is the most liveable city in the world, according to a new survey. The European capital displaced Melbourne from a regular…..

Melbourne confirmed as Australia’s ‘Airbnb hub’ but at a price

Australians are increasingly choosing to stay in rented houses or rented serviced apartments when they travel. Some 10.4% of travellers stayed in this type of…..

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…..

Exclusive Infographic: Melbourne Airport Snapshot

On the back of yesterday’s informative CAPA 2018 Melbourne Aviation and Corporate Travel Summit, we have decided to take a closer look at some of…..

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…..

Airport Insight: Melbourne Tullamarine 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…..

Melbourne-Bali capacity increases 70% as Malindo and Qantas enter

Melbourne-Bali capacity will be up more than 70% year over year in Jul-2018, following the launch of services from Lion Group’s Malindo Air and Qantas…..

Scoot upgrades Melbourne to daily, improves connection times from India and Europe

Scoot is planning to upgrade Melbourne to a year-round daily service in Jun-2018 and introduce a new split schedule to improve connections from India and…..