The chicken or the egg? Air capacity may be returning, but fewer frequencies is becoming a common thread of the recovery that will concern corporate travellers

Everybody has their own opinion on the popular ‘Chicken-and-egg’ metaphoric adjective which describes situations where it is not clear which of two events should be…..

Coronavirus effect on air transport is ‘likely to be temporary,’ says IATA, with airlines expected to ‘weather the storm in the long term’

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said history indicates that the coronavirus is unlikely to have a long-term effect on air travel demand. In…..

Lufthansa’s new short-haul seat is more about standardisation and efficiency, but it does offer benefits for the connected traveller

It is hard to get excited when you read about airlines introducing “innovative seats” that will “make travelling even more comfortable” when it relates to…..

SWISS aims to ‘strengthen its position as a premium air carrier’ with premium economy debut on 777-300ER fleet from spring 2021

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) plans to further strengthen its positioning as a premium air carrier by debuting a new premium economy class cabin option…..

While other airlines dump the A340, SWISS has just returned the first of its refurbished jets to the air

As fuel prices have been creeping up again in recent years, a number of the world’s airlines have been retiring their less-efficient four-engined Airbus A340s…..

Airline Insight: SWISS

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…..