Trans-Atlantic system seats hit new monthly high in Jul-2018; Delta remains the largest airline but its share is shrinking

This month will represent the 65th consecutive month of increasing year-on-year trans-Atlantic air capacity between Europe and North America as the low cost long haul model…..

It’s a hot start to the summer at western Europe’s leading airports; Antalya holds the top spot in terms of capacity growth

The warm weather conditions that much of western Europe has enjoyed in July has been replicated in terms of seat growth at the major airports…..

British Airways’ flagship London – New York route is worth more than a billion dollars

British Airways (BA) has always worked hard to protect its offering in the London – New York market. For a long time its flights to…..

South Asia leads the world in H1 air capacity growth; Central and Eastern Europe and East Africa also see double-digit rises

Latest research from The Blue Swan Daily shows that South Asia was the fastest growth region of the world for scheduled airline capacity over the…..

AFRICAN INSIGHTS – Against a backdrop of long-standing liberalisation discussions, Africa continues to suffer regional capacity variations

The African market has continued to witness strong capacity growth into 2018 although continued regional variations dominate the capacity story as we still await the…..

Europe – Asia to become 100 million seat market in 2018 as non-stop capacity hits new heights

Air passenger flows between Europe and Asia have been altered significantly by the rise of the Gulf carriers and their attractive fares and convenient schedules…..

A passenger traffic rebound, record load factors and freight rises make it a fabulous February of flying for world’s airlines

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced strong global passenger and freight traffic results for Feb-2018. Traffic levels in the passenger market rebounded following…..

Low Cost Carriers could deliver a summer of love in Europe by driving short- and long-haul growth

Low Cost Carriers (LCCs) will be the main drivers of capacity growth in Europe this summer, according to a study from CAPA – Centre for…..

Intra-European system capacity set to rise +4.5% in summer 2018 – its slowest rate of growth since 2014

Ahead of the launch of the summer 2018 flight schedules later this month, The Blue Swan Daily analysis shows that intra-European capacity is expected to…..

Air capacity between Europe and Central America has more than doubled over the past five years

Over the past five years airline seat numbers between Europe and Central America have grown faster than any market to Latin America from Europe, recent…..