British Airways may take the headlines for fastest subsonic trans-Atlantic crossing, but it is Virgin Atlantic’s own flight that should gain plaudits

There has been a lot of media attention on British Airways setting a new fastest subsonic flight time across the trans-Atlantic with a 4 hour…..

United Airlines is in the midst of deploying more business class seating in the trans-Atlantic

United Airlines plans to grow business class capacity in its trans-Atlantic markets by nearly 20% during the first half of this year as part of…..

Is the evolution of ‘low-cost long-haul’ shifting in emphasis from secondary level airports at one or both ends of the route to operations between primary airports?

Most eyes have been on Norwegian Air to prove the sustainability of the low cost long haul business model, at least since the Boeing 737…..

QUESTION FOR THE WEEK: Which ten airlines have the largest presence in the North Atlantic market this summer based on schedule seat capacity?

In our new weekly series to break up those Monday morning office blues, The Blue Swan Daily will be testing your knowledge and insight into…..

Dublin Airport sees a big increase in trans-Atlantic passengers as it becomes a premier transit point

New traffic figures released by Dublin Airport reveal that in Apr-2019 the number of passengers increased by 7%, with even UK numbers back on the…..

Transatlantic Turmoil? Schedule data for summer 2019 shows falling frequencies and negligible capacity growth in North Atlantic skies

After its largest seasonal rise this decade during the past winter 2018/2019, current trans-Atlantic flight schedules for summer 2019 show the first year-on-year summer declines…..

JetBlue believes a refreshed mint cabin will attract the corporate demand to support its trans-Atlantic network aspirations

Many say the jury is out on low-cost long-haul with the collapse of Primera Air and WOW air over the past two years testament to…..

As demand cools in Iceland, what now for Keflavik International airport following the collapse of WOW air?

Icelandic airport and navigation operator Isavia says it will be “examining the extent of the consequences that WOW air’s withdrawal may have”, adding it “heavily…..

British Airways and Norwegian are enjoying a merry dance on the trans-Atlantic

A recent blog post by aviation intelligence provider OAG provides some interesting insight into the trans-Atlantic market between the United Kingdom and North America and…..

Delta and United see some headwinds emerging in the trans-Atlantic after a strong 2018

The trans-Atlantic was the best performing international entity for the three large global US airlines in 2018; however, there is some softness surfacing in the…..