Southwest’s participation in GDS system nixes agent friction in ‘big deal’ for the LCC

Southwest Airlines admits its entry into the Travelport and Amadeus Global Distribution Systems was a “big deal” that was in large part driven by the…..

Inside Travel: Understanding the latest technology and industry trend insights

Find it hard to keep track with all the latest insights into business trends, new products and technology advancements in the travel sector? The Blue Swan…..

Southwest quits Newark and says LaGuardia is ‘where our customers want to go’ in New York

Southwest Airlines’ decision to exit Newark Liberty International airport from 03-Nov-2019 as a result of the prolonged grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX has garnered…..

United touts growth in its share of new travellers as rivals see loyalty boosts

United Airlines grew the number of new flyers travelling with the airline by double digits in early 2019, and cited particularly robust growth among Millennial…..

With no return to service date yet confirmed, North America’s airlines continue their work to mitigate 737 MAX groundings

North American airlines operating the Boeing 737 Max are in the throes of creating plans to ease the continuing commercial ramifications from the worldwide grounding…..

Southwest sees healthy corporate demand as it continues to navigate 737 Max groundings

Even as Southwest Airlines was forced to cancel roughly 10,000 flights in the first quarter due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX and…..

Bags still fly free, but Southwest is hinting at some new non-ticket revenue initiatives

Southwest Airlines has arguably built a franchise around its bags fly free mantra, but the airline appears to be working on new initiatives to shore…..

Lingering US shutdown could have knock on effects for aviation and aerospace

The partial government shutdown in the US is creating havoc across many industries from the financial sector to small businesses operating near the country’s National…..

In the clouds – the terms most commonly used to describe some of the world’s most popular airlines

All travellers have a preference of airline they would rather fly, hotel they would rather stay, even airport they would prefer to use. Even when…..

Southwest drops plans to fly from Everett, but Alaska Airlines will fill the void after slot deal

Southwest Airlines is abandoning its plan to be among the carriers to offer scheduled flights from Snohomish County Airport when it reopens for commercial flights…..

Southwest experiences headwinds in Mexican markets during 2018

Although Southwest Airlines is relative newcomer to international expansion, Mexico is a key market for the airline, and recently airline executive concluded Mexican routes were…..