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…..

IATA: a mixed start to 2018 for passenger and cargo sectors as external factors influence demand as freight continues to rise

Monthly demand data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) shows global passenger traffic started 2018 at its slowest year over year growth rate in nearly four years,…..

Airline Insight: West Air

Each day this year, The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot…..

Airport Insight: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Each day this year, The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot…..

ANALYSIS: Where are all the Airbus A350s flying?

The Airbus A350XWB is the Airbus new generation answer for airline’s serving medium and long-haul markets. While still marketed as a three aircraft family, interest…..