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 …..

Netherlands hits hotel night record as tourism sees fastest growth in over ten years

The number of guests staying in overnight accommodation in the Netherlands rose to 42 million in 2017, according to latest figures from Statistics Netherlands (CBS)……

Airport Insight: Amsterdam Schiphol 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…..

Amsterdam Schiphol becomes the first European airport to launch an at gate food delivery service

We have all had the quandary while waiting for a flight, even more so when transferring between them. You want to grab a bite to…..

Will new Eurostar links to the Netherlands affect air links on London – Amsterdam the same way as it hit London – Paris market?

Eurostar has confirmed its new high speed rail link between London and Amsterdam will launch from 04-Apr-2018 bringing down journey times on the route to…..

Schiphol Airport claims to have the highest percentage of LCC operations of the European hubs, but is it true?

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines’ President and CEO Peter Elbers stated recently that Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) now has the highest percentage of LCCs out of…..

New connectivity puts Groningen on the map, but can a regional partner succeed where LCCs have failed?

After Ryanair twice launched flights from Eelde Airport since 2000 and departed just over a year later, Groningen has struggled to put itself on the…..