Are the Dutch and the French get closer or further apart as it emerges Royal Schiphol Group may increase its stake in Groupe ADP?

The Dutch government’s sudden and unexpected acquisition of a 13% stake in Air France-KLM in Feb-2019, prompted the French government to accuse the Dutch one…..

L’État de siège – as yellow vests continue to wreak havoc in Paris air traffic growth will start to slow

Somewhat surprisingly, new data from France’s Directorate General for Civil Aviation shows commercial air traffic has risen 4.8% year over year in the first two…..

What equipment could Air Tahiti Nui use to potentially launch Papeete-Paris nonstop?

Air Tahiti Nui is clearly not able to eliminate the Los Angeles stop on its Papeete-Paris service as its new fleet of 294-seat Boeing 787-9s…..

Istanbul becomes the eighth global city to join the 100 million passenger per annum club

At this time last year The Blue Swan Daily reported that in 2017 Paris had joined the exclusive club of cities whose airports collectively handle…..

It’s a French affair as concessionaire is selected for future CDG Express in Paris

France’s Minister of Ecology, François de Rugy has selected a consortium, ‘Hello Paris’, comprising French company Keolis and transport operator RATP Dev, for the concession…..

As WTTC publishes the world’s top ten cities by tourism market size, we bring an economic value of air transport parameter into the equation

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has published its 2018 City Travel & Tourism Impact report, which details 72 of the world’s most important…..

French government’s share sale in Groupe ADP is attracting the industry’s big hitters

The French government, as part of its PACTE Bill on growth and economic transformation, intends to divest its (50.6%) stake in Groupe ADP, the operator…..

Airport Insight: Paris Charles de Gaulle

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…..

Airport Insight: Paris Orly 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…..

Where will Ryanair likely plant its LCC flag in France?

European budget carrier Ryanair has eyes firmly focussed on expanding its activities in France and following its successful growth in major city centre airport and…..

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…..