flyadeal shakes the market with its A320neo order, dropping the MAX

There’s a lot going on in Saudi Arabia these days; after years of dormancy the Kingdom has grand plans for a much more expansive role…..

New terminal in Jeddah will give Saudia ‘a good shot’ at developing transit traffic, but in reality it could be a tough proposition

The new terminal at Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International airport will, according to one source, give Saudia “a good shot” at developing transit traffic. The terminal,…..

In conversation with… Con Korfiatis, Chief Executive Officer, flyadeal

Next week, the CAPA – Centre for Aviation Middle East and Africa Aviation Summit will take place at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre…..

Malaysia Airlines pursues expansion in Indonesia with four new secondary destinations

Malaysia Airlines plans to double the size of its Indonesian network with the launch of services to Kertajati, Padang, Pekanbaru and Solo. While the new…..

Singapore, Ireland, Saudi Arabia, Russia and Germany are home to those most savvy with their spending and saving

With numerous global forecasts highlighting the current economic climate as a major potential factor in short and medium term development across the world – especially…..

Saudia Group: the latest example of a successful dual brand strategy: Two CAPA Awards and four CAPA TV videos

In 2016, Saudia joined a growing group of major flag carriers to adopt a dual brand as part of an ambitious transformation programme. The strategy…..

Saudia pursues closer links with SkyTeam members

It is hardly a surprise that one of Jaan Albrecth’s priorities as Saudia CEO is to pursue a more active role in SkyTeam. After all,…..

Saudia to expand in Europe with A321neoLRs and new narrowbody lie-flat product

Saudia is improving its premium product in the European market and is planning capacity increases along with new destinations. The growth in Europe will support…..

Video of the week: flynas is ready to adopt the low cost long haul model in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian carrier flynas could use the huge demand for religious travel into the country as the basis of a new low cost long haul…..

Saudia to end flights to Toronto as Saudi Arabia – Canada diplomatic row hits the skies

Saudi Arabia has said it is freezing all new trade with Canada, expelling its ambassador and relocating about 7,000 Saudi scholarship recipients studying in the country…..

Airport Insight: Jeddah King Abdulaziz 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…..