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…..

Singapore Airlines route changes for Wellington: the good and the bad

Singapore Airlines (SIA) is taking another stab at trying to find a sustainable way of serving the Wellington market with the decision to serve the…..

Australian and New Zealand cities among the top nine cities for digital payments

Visa has revealed the results of a new global study examining the economic impact of digital payments, with Sydney, Canberra and Auckland among the most…..

Third daily Auckland-Singapore flight indicates success for Air New Zealand-Singapore Airlines JV

Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines (SIA) are boosting capacity on the Auckland-Singapore by 33% as the joint venture partners introduce a third daily flight…..

Australia-China market booms with 35 nonstop routes and 10 airlines this December

A record 35 routes will be operated in Dec-2017 between Australia and China, an indication of the staggering growth experienced by the Australia-China market in…..

Record overseas visitor arrivals to New Zealand

New Zealand has once again recorded its highest overseas visitor arrivals ever, reaching an impressive 3.67 million people for the year ending Oct-2017. This represents…..

A330-200 could be a solution for Malaysia Airlines’ Auckland quandary

Malaysia Airlines’ newly acquired fleet of A330-200s could emerge as a lifesaver for the Auckland-Kuala Lumpur route. Malaysia Airlines has served Auckland with A330-300s since…..

TTF outlines options to enhance trans Tasman air travel

As previously reported by the Blue Swan Daily, Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has been working towards “sorting out the trans-Tasman issue” by calling for…..

New Zealand continues to see upward trend in tourism and migration

Traditionally a quieter time for tourism in New Zealand, August proved to be an impressive month for both tourism and migration. Visitor arrivals were up…..