Amsterdam Capacity Crisis? Can Schiphol continue to keep up with its European hub competitors?

Historically, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has performed well in comparison with similarly sized European airports and has experienced strong growth in the past four years. Summary:…..

Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport is all at sea over its extension

According to the Royal Schiphol Group’s CEO, Dick Benschop, the Netherlands’ Ministry of Transport plans to investigate the feasibility of the expansion of Amsterdam Schiphol…..

A Dutch dilemma – How do you balance the needs of transfer passengers and point-to-point demand and maintain fair competition for airlines into your biggest city market?

The European Commission (EC) is reaching the conclusion of a six week consultation procedure concerning proposed traffic distribution rules between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and Lelystad…..

Developing Europe – Latin America market becoming a key battlefield for Europe’s airline leaders

The formation of LATAM Airlines Group from the amalgamation of South American heavyweights LAN Airlines and TAM Airlines has established a major force in the…..

Spain, Austria and the Netherlands lead the European arrivals growth in Australia this year, but the United Kingdom remains by far the busiest source market

Spain, Austria and the Netherlands have all recorded double-digit rises in travellers to Australia over the first four months of 2018, according to latest data…..

Airline Insight: KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

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…..

Competing or complementing? Is there room for both LCCs and regional carriers in the same marketplace

There is an interesting dynamic between regional carriers and low cost carriers. As the LCC revolution has taken hold across the globe, you could consider…..

Eurostar sees record traveller levels in Q1 2018 as more people take to the railway, but is it at the expense of the airlines?

Eurostar, the high-speed passenger service connecting the United Kingdom and mainland Europe, has reported a strong performance in the first quarter of 2018 with record…..

Airline Insight: Transavia

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…..

Could Groningen Airport really be “a serious alternative” to Amsterdam Schiphol?

With reluctance on the part of the Dutch government either to sanction more capacity at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport or to bring Lelystad Airport into commercial …..