Brisbane wins two new US routes but will Qantas grow its Brisbane 787 base?

Qantas Airways has unveiled plans to launch services from Brisbane to Chicago and San Francisco following tentative approval of its proposed joint venture with American…..

Qantas slashes Sydney-San Francisco capacity, impacting corporates and benefiting United

Qantas has been shouting about its deployment of the Boeing 787-9 on the Sydney-San Francisco route. But replacing older 747-400s it is slashing capacity by…..

British Airways and Norwegian are enjoying a merry dance on the trans-Atlantic

A recent blog post by aviation intelligence provider OAG provides some interesting insight into the trans-Atlantic market between the United Kingdom and North America and…..

Alaska Air Group plans new modern lounge at its key San Francisco hub

Now that most of the merger integration between Alaska Air Group and Virgin America is complete, Alaska has unveiled plans to open a new lounge…..

Apple and United Airlines: a stunning corporate account disclosure by the US carrier

Apple is United’s largest corporate customer at its San Francisco hub, generating USD150 million in revenues annually. Apple spends a staggering USD35 million per year…..

Europe takes pride at being home to three of four safest neighbourhoods for LGBTQ travellers

They may not have been able to dislodge the famous Castro district of San Francisco from the top of the rankings, but European city destinations…..

San Francisco beats the average as fastest growing major US domestic airport this year

San Francisco International Airport has exceeded the average rate of capacity growth for the US domestic aviation sector over the first seven months of the…..

As United doubles up on Singapore – San Francisco, how will Singapore Airlines respond?

Competition in the Singapore-US market is intensifying as United Airlines adds a second daily flight to San Francisco and Singapore Airlines (SIA) resumes nonstop flights……

Airport Insight: San Francisco International Airport

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…..

Airport Insight: Oakland International Airport

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…..

United in praise as Queen of the Skies flies off to Honolulu sunset

An apparent minor fault with an air conditioning pack may have resulted in a quick de tour to United’s San Francisco maintenance base and a…..