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…..
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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…..
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…..
There’s a digital outlook as Star Alliance brings a new smile to its connecting partner model, Oneworld closes in on new connect members, but SkyTeam keeps a focus on technology
There are always some key developments revealed at the International Air Transport Association (IATA) AGM from the global airline alliances that are particularly relevant to…..
As aircraft delivery deferrals and cancellations suggest an overcapacity in supply, are we at a tipping point with airline orders?
In an industry with so many variables, any assessment of the future, even looking only a year ahead, is riven with challenge. But there are…..
As fuel prices deliver short term relief, demand is the big unknown. It’s become almost a truism since the advent of President Trump, the British…..
Air New Zealand opens reservations for its Auckland-Seoul service as it aims to ride the wave of strong South Korean arrivals
Air New Zealand has opened reservations for its Auckland–Seoul route which will resume in Nov-2019. It will operate three weekly flights on the route from…..
Air Premia to pursue trans-Pacific market with an all-787 fleet and large premium economy cabin, but is there room for another full-service long-haul airline in South Korea?
Corporate customers in the South Korea-North America market will have a new option from 2021 as South Korean start-up Air Premia launches services using Boeing…..
Asian travel growth will be partly at the expense of the Pacific region with Macau, Thailand, Maldives, China and Taipei leading five-year growth in visitor receipts
Earlier this year, The Blue Swan Daily reported that between 2018 and 2023, the Asia Pacific region is expected to enjoy a steady 5.5% average…..