Video of the week – Looking to Asia for inspiration and growth

Asia is the fastest expanding and most innovative market in the world, it has enjoyed spectacular growth over the past several years and while China…..

Adelaide needs a new route to Asia – the launch of the A321XLR means those options have now became infinite

At its launch at the Paris Airshow in Jun-2019, Airbus announced the projected range of the A321XLR to be 4,700nm (8,700km) with an “around 200…..

Delta Air Lines drops Singapore ahead of Narita pullout; last flight scheduled for Sep-2019

Delta Air Lines is suspending services next month to Singapore, a once lucrative market that Delta and predecessor Northwest Airlines have served for several decades……

SkyTeam shifts its focus to technology and offering passengers a seamless digital experience

SkyTeam has embarked on a new phase in its development focused on technology and providing its passengers with a seamless digital experience. The alliance has…..

Korean Air enjoys revenue and corporate sales growth from Delta Air Lines joint venture

Korean Air’s joint venture with Delta Air Lines has already driven a spike in revenues, transit traffic and corporate sales, giving South Korea’s flag carrier…..

Video of the week – Breaking the glass ceiling: departing Flybe CEO leaves a lasting legacy for women in aviation

Flybe’s departing CEO Christine Ourmières-Widener may not have been the first woman to run a UK airline, but she has certainly helped raise their profile…..

Jeju Air introduces business class on select medium haul routes from Busan

Jeju Air has introduced a business class product, providing a new option for Korean corporates on select medium haul routes from Busan. South Korea’s largest…..

Korean Air reduces first class and considers eliminating it entirely

Korean Air plans to reduce and potentially eliminate first class entirely while introducing improved business class seats. This would be a significant move, highlighting the…..

Privatisation will help drive and speed up innovation for Travelport – President & CEO Gordon Wilson shares his thoughts

At the end of May-2019, five-and-a-half months after it was first announced, travel technology specialist Travelport entered private ownership following the completion of its acquisition…..

BLOG: Live from Seoul – insights from the CAPA CEOs in Seoul Summit & Gala Dinner

Welcome to live coverage from The Blue Swan Daily of activities in Seoul, South Korea at the CAPA – Centre for Aviation CEOs in Seoul Summit &…..

LCCs are ‘environmentally irresponsible for the industry’, 737 MAX certification concerns and JetBlue’s London airport dilemma – news from the IATA AGM in Seoul

The big headlines from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) AGM in Seoul, South Korea will focus on the expected reduced profitability of the airline…..