It’s all change in the South Pacific airline sector, but is the upcoming fleet and capacity growth sustainable?

The South Pacific airline market is poised for a major transformation as several of the region’s flag carriers pursue fleet expansion, supporting tourism aspirations but…..

Samoa finds ‘determining its destiny’ comes with a heap of problems

When, in Oct-2017, Samoa terminated its arrangement with Virgin Australia to provide air services between Samoa and New Zealand, Prime Minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Dr Sailele…..

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 Airways CEO…..

Samoa-Sydney capacity surges as Virgin Australia competes against start-up Samoa Airways

Competition has intensified significantly on the Apia-Sydney route following the launch of new flag carrier Samoa Airways. Summary Apia-Sydney capacity has doubled year over year…..

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. fastjet CEO Nico…..

Overcapacity may hurt Australia-Samoa market thanks to Virgin Australia and Samoa Airways

Overcapacity could result in the Australia-Samoa market following Virgin Australia’s decision to launch services to Samoa in Nov-2017. Virgin Australia will likely compete on the…..