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…..

Airport Insight: Dammam King Fahd 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…..

Airline Insight: flynas

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…..

Dubai dominates, Iran opens up and Saudi Arabia continues seat rise, but is Middle East market growth now set to slide?

Dubai International Airport remains the world’s largest international airport after recording a 5.5% growth in traffic in 2017 to just over 88 million passengers. This…..

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…..

Saudi Arabia’s new vision opens a door of opportunity for airlines

The aviation spotlight in the Middle East over the past couple of decades has centred around the rise of the Gulf hub carriers. But while…..

Shifting sands of time – a new LCC wind blows across the Middle East

Any discussion about aviation across the Middle East tends to focus on the major airline players in the region, but behind these network giants an…..