China Airlines targets Europe-Australia Kangaroo Route traffic with new daily service to Sydney

At the same time as plans to launch Taipei-London in Dec-2017, China Airlines has announced a second daily Taipei-Sydney flight, as well as plans to…..

Qatar adds daily Canberra and doubles Sydney capacity: Everyone’s a winner (almost)

On 22-Jul-2017 Qatar Airways updated the GDS and inventory timetable display to show a new daily Doha-Sydney-Canberra service effective from 12-Feb-2018. The airline will operate the…..

Can the Argentina-Australia market again support a nonstop service?

Argentina has been a white spot in Australia’s international network since Qantas and Aerolineas Argentinas suspended services earlier this decade on the Sydney-Buenos Aires route……

Vietnam Airlines banks on transit traffic to soften impact of overcapacity in Australia-Vietnam market

Vietnam Airlines is aiming to attract more transit traffic beyond its Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh hubs to help support its Australia flights in a…..

Badgerys Creek Update – What’s new?

The Blue Swan Daily has kindly rounded up all the latest news and information related to Sydney’s proposed second airport at Badgerys Creek. Badgerys Creek…..

Etihad pursues further expansion in Sydney to meet demand

Etihad Airways is adding more capacity in the Sydney market as it transitions to an all A380 service for Australia’s largest city. Etihad has been…..

Airbnb no threat to hotels’ higher yielding compression nights: STR

The battle between short term holiday letting communities and traditional hotels has been raging for some time – but new findings reveal that the market…..

Civil Aviation Safety Authority continues to delay Thai Airways from launching A350 in Australia…why?

Thai Airways has been blocked for nearly a year by Australian authorities from operating its new fleet of A350s to Australia, forcing the airline to…..

Philippine Airlines becomes aggressive competitor in Sydney-London market

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has emerged as one of the most aggressive competitors on the kangaroo route between Sydney and London since rescheduling some of its…..