Australian VFR travellers are the key to New Zealand’s tourism

Research from Auckland Airport shows that travellers from Australia who are visiting friends and relatives (VFR) in New Zealand are highly valuable and a market…..

Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia cross-Tasman market share gains will result in declines at Qantas

Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia are poised for market gains across the Tasman as both pursue capacity expansion following the dissolution of their joint…..

Wellington Airport prepares for long haul operations

Situated just 6km from Wellington city, the capital of New Zealand, Wellington International is the third busiest airport in the nation and a vital piece…..

Jetstar’s domestic market share in New Zealand slips as Air New Zealand expands faster

Jetstar’s market share in the domestic New Zealand market has slipped over the last two years and is likely to slip further as it not…..

Airline Insight: Air New Zealand

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…..

Philippine Airlines, encouraged by initial performance, looks to upgrade Auckland-Manila route to A330-300

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has been encouraged by the initial load factor on its new nonstop flight to Auckland and is looking to upgrade the service…..

The economic synergies of China and New Zealand: A strong relationship

In New Zealand, numerous recreational temptations and business opportunities continue to spur international curiosity, with the emerging foreign passenger market of China no exception to…..

China set to become Australia’s number one inbound market, narrows gap to just 900 people

Australia’s inbound tourism results for Dec-2017 have been released, highlighting the gap between China and New Zealand has lessened even further. For the full year,…..

Airport Insight: Auckland International 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…..

Singapore further enhances its position as a hub for the Southwest Pacific region

Singapore Changi Airport reported a 4.7% increase in passenger traffic to and from the Oceania/Southwest Pacific region for 2017 to 6.394 million. Total traffic at…..