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…..

Airline fuel surcharges? … What airline fuel surcharges?

Fuel prices have pretty much doubled over the past year and US airlines have been particularly badly hit, as mostly they weren’t hedged against price…..

New CAPA analysis suggests clouds of uncertainty forming for cargo operations in the US

A new research publication from CAPA – Centre for Aviation notes the growing momentum of US passenger airlines entering the cargo business. Just recently, Southwest…..

Intrigue at Long Beach as Southwest describes JetBlue’s slot relinquishment as ‘welcome news’ 

Long Beach airport, which is roughly 35km from the behemoth that is Los Angeles International, saw its passenger numbers jump roughly 33% year-on-year in 2017…..

Latest New York LaGuardia and Washington National slot deal is a win-win for Alaska Air Group and Southwest Airlines

The value of slots at New York LaGuardia and Washington National never diminishes, and Southwest Airlines just increased its portfolio at those key airports after…..

Threats to nix Mexico City’s new airport could have serious repercussions for Mexican aviation

Mexico City’s new airport has become a pawn in the country’s upcoming political elections, and the outcome could threaten the Mexico’s competitiveness in the country’s…..

Airline Insight: Southwest Airlines

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…..

Catch up on the best from April Fools’ day 2018

This year, April Fools’ Day got a little mixed up in the Easter holidays, however companies around the world still jumped onboard to bring us…..

Southwest jumps on the Paine Field bandwagon 

Southwest is the latest airline to flock to Paine Field just north of Seattle after realising time was of the essence to seize on the…..