Urban Air Mobility – changing the competitive landscape in New Zealand as barriers to entry are lowered

Two-thirds of the global population will live in cities by 2050 and the number of megacities is predicted to rise from 33 to 43 within…..

Air New Zealand has made ‘great strides’ against its sustainability goals over the past 12 months

Sustainability is becoming an increasingly essential aspect of business strategy and more and more customers are demanding that businesses develop practices that take into account…..

Regional dispersal: the challenges and opportunities for New Zealand – how do you get travellers across the country?

New Zealand’s regional aviation market continues to play a vital role with plans for regional airport upgrades and potential new infrastructure. With more time spent…..

Air New Zealand and Cathay Pacific extend strategic agreement for a further five year period

Air New Zealand and Cathay Pacific will extend their joint venture alliance, which dates back to 2013, for a further five years to 31-Oct-2024 after…..

Singapore Airlines achieves 100% lie-flat target for Australia and New Zealand markets

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has set a 1-Nov-2019 date for transitioning to an all lie-flat operation in Australia and New Zealand, providing a consistent business class…..

Country Insight: #37 – New Zealand

This year The Blue Swan Daily will countdown the world’s 100 largest aviation markets based upon departure seats in 2018. Here, using the extensive profile…..

Video of the week – What is the outlook for Australia and New Zealand aviation for the medium term and what new dynamics will shape?

The South Pacific aviation market has enjoyed relatively benign operating conditions in the last couple of years, allowing the region’s carriers to record some of…..

On the bottle – every little bit helps to balance travel and the environment

At all of CAPA – Centre for Aviation’s events there is an attempt to make sure host hotels provide drinking water in – shock horror…..

Australia ranked as the world’s most adventurous country and New Zealand also made it into the top five, but Papua New Guinea doesn’t share the same ethos

What’s in store for the weekend? Well, if you are in Australia it could include a real range of adventurous activities it seems after a…..

The competitive outlook for Australasian aviation – what’s driving demand for inbound and outbound travel and tourism?

A series of record breaking profits for Australasia’s two largest airlines, Qantas and Air New Zealand, has cemented the sustainability of their models and endorsed…..

Christchurch enters the second phase of autonomous vehicle trial with deployment of locally designed and developed autonomous shuttle vehicle

We are increasingly hearing about the efficiency of deploying autonomous vehicles, but in practice moving to an ummanned automated world is not always an easy…..