Australian Government pursues digitisation: mobile international boarding passes the latest example

The Australian Government has given the go-ahead for airlines to issue electronic boarding passes for international flights. Travellers will now be able to show their…..

Virgin Australia’s trans Tasman upgrades: how partnerships can be an impediment to innovation and market stimulation

Eyebrows were raised in the South Pacific aviation market when Air New Zealand and Qantas announced plans to resume a codeshare partnership from 28-Oct-2018. Collaboration…..

NDC – What’s making news?

IATA’s NDC (New Distribution Capability) continues to be a focus for airlines and technology providers around the world, not to mention travel agency who are…..

South Pac Share and Oil Price Weekly Update

Each week the Blue Swan Daily brings you a snap shot of the key share and oil prices related to all things travel and aviation. Monthly Share…..

Qantas’ non-stop service delivers 50% price premium on London – Perth route during first month of flights

It is now less than six weeks until the landmark new Qantas service between Perth and London launches and an investigation by The Blue Swan…..

Qantas makes Brisbane its B787-9 hub

Qantas announced recently it would base four of its Boeing 787-9 at Brisbane International Airport, making this the official hub of the airline’s new aircraft. From 01-Sep-2018, Qantas will utilise the…..

South Pac Share and Oil Price Weekly Update

Each week the Blue Swan Daily brings you a snap shot of the key share and oil prices related to all things travel and aviation. Monthly Share…..

Your weekly travel and aviation Quote-a

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a roundup of the most thought-provoking and interesting comments from those industry leaders in the know. Singapore Airlines CEO…..

Broome traffic increases along with capacity to Perth; new Singapore route to provide further boost

Passenger traffic is again on the upswing at Broome as the small Western Australia city benefits from additional flights to Perth and a new trial…..

Amazon’s Alexa finds herself up in the air with Australasia’s airlines

Airlines across Australia and New Zealand are jumping on the Amazon bandwagon, thanks to today’s announcement that Alexa is set to arrive on our shores……