Technology and passenger demand driving ultra long haul

‘Project Sunrise’ was once again a key feature of Qantas’ recent full year results press conference. The airline seems committed to delivering nonstop services from…..

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. Qantas CEO Alan…..

Record underlying AUD1.6 billion profit recorded in Qantas’ FY2018 earnings

Qantas has published its FY2018 results with a record underlying profit of AUD1.6 billion (USD1.18 billion), an increase of 14.5% year-on-year and 5% higher than…..

Australian domestic air traffic growth stalls as capacity steadies (and the economy slows?)

As the “wealth factor” surrounding the enthusiasm for real estate in a booming housing market starts to wane, a combination of conservative airline capacity and…..

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…..

Airline Insight: Qantas Airways

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…..

How has the trans Tasman aviation market evolved over the past three years?

Since the Australia-New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement (known as the CER Agreement) came into effect in 1983, the Australian and New Zealand economies…..

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…..