Accessing the future traveller – what drives the future traveller’s decision process?

The future traveller is being driven by the information age and has therefore forced airlines to constantly look for new and exciting ways to provide…..

Aircraft Developments: Can new generation long haul narrowbodies drive change in North Asia?

New generation aircraft offer game-changing economics and range for LCCs. In the narrowbody space, several LCCs are now operating or have on order new generation narrowbody aircraft on long…..

An air finance outlook – from the LCC perspective 

As with the funding of any business, those providing any type of funding to LCCs will consider the business model/management, the quality of the corporate…..

The Philippines permits a ‘Swiss Challenge’ bid process for the New Manila airport project

The Philippines’ Department of Transportation (DOTr) will launch the ‘Swiss challenge’ bidding process for the PHP735 billion (USD14 billion) New Manila International airport project in…..

GMR Infrastructure finally gets its deal for fresh investment into GMR Airports as TATA Group finds its door into the airport sector

GMR Infrastructure’s search for fresh investment and initiative into its GMR Airports division finally reached fruition when it announced in late Mar-2019 that TATA Group,…..

Asia Pacific nations continue international frequency growth across first two months of 2019; 18 of top 20 country markets have more flights versus same period in 2018

New research from The Blue Swan Daily reveals that only two of Asia Pacific’s top twenty country markets have witnessed a rise in year-on-year international…..

Brisbane shines at prestigious Asia Pacific marketing awards as it invests for a bright future

Three marketing awards will be arriving back in the Australian city of Brisbane this week after the airport and the city’s economic development board, Destination…..

Philippines tourism boom continues despite Boracay closure and gradual reopening

The Philippines was able to record another year of strong visitor growth in 2018 despite the six-month closure of Boracay, which is one of the…..

Around Asia’s Airports – a review of some of the latest development projects from across the region

Late December and early January has seen a flurry of activity in the airport operating and financial sector across Asia. The Blue Swan Daily provides…..

Philippines opens new airport on Panglao island, boosting tourism for Bohol province 

The Philippines has opened a new airport on Panglao island which should drive rapid tourism growth for one of the country’s largest and fastest growing…..

Cebu Pacific impacted by A320neo delivery delays, resulting in slower growth for 2019

Cebu Pacific has been forced to dial back capacity growth plans for 2019 due to expected delivery delays with Pratt & Whitney powered A320neo family…..