Is the travel industry increasingly buying into the power of children as travel influencers and future brand ambassadors?

Whether it is the television adverts during our favourite daytime shows, confectionery or toys strategically located close to the checkouts in the supermarket, leveraging younger…..

As Qatar Airways revisits its Cardiff service, can an airport be too small to host an intercontinental route?

Eyebrows were raised when Qatar Airways announced last year that it would operate a route from Doha to Cardiff, the capital of Wales. Not because…..

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. IATA CEO and…..

Qatar Airways launches new loyalty programme… for children?

Customer loyalty is a key ingredient for any business and that is particularly true in the airline sector where carriers spend a lot of time…..

Airline Insight: Qatar 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…..

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. Air Belgium CEO…..

Airspace in the Middle East: a quarrelsome subject unlikely to produce good fortunes

The headlines in the Middle East have been dominated by talk of blockades and airspace restrictions since the middle of last year after the suspension of…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive Market Analysis pieces – Qatar Airways, Delta Air Lines, United and more

Each week, CAPA – Centre for Aviation, produces informative, thought provoking and detailed market analysis of the aviation industry. With supporting data included in every…..

Are the sands of time running out for Alitalia following Qatar induced Air Italy rebirth?

The need for the Italian Government to find a sustainable and profitable solution for the nation’s flag carrier Alitalia has taken on more importance this…..