Country Insight: #21 – Saudi Arabia

This year The Blue Swan Daily will countdown the world’s 100 largest aviation markets based upon departure seats in 2018. Here, using the extensive profile…..

QUESTION FOR THE WEEK: Saudi Arabia opens its doors to tourism, but what are its current best connected international country markets?

In our new weekly series to break up those Monday morning office blues, The Blue Swan Daily will be testing your knowledge and insight into…..

IATA warns that Saudi Arabia attack is expected to put oil prices ‘under pressure’ for some time

The cost of fuel has a significant impact on airline profitability, but more than that it impacts future business strategy as growth rates are redefined…..

The Olympics of air travel – new policies and technologies are helping facilitate religious Hajj traffic

Advanced flight bookings to airports around the holy city of Mecca ahead of this year’s Hajj have increased from Asia, Europe and Oceania, according to…..

Indonesian LCC Citilink takes the long-haul plunge with A330-900neos that were intended for WOW air

Indonesia’s Citilink is poised to become the fourth LCC competing in the Asia-Europe market from Dec-2019, when it aims to launch services from Jakarta to…..

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…..