Has Dubai Airports got its head in the ‘cloud’s? Not with its new flight display technology which is set to reduce its electrical footprint and operational costs

Dubai Airports says that a move from a “fragmented system” to a new advanced cloud-based Flight Information Display solution (FIDS) along with System on Chip…..

Airline Insight: Emirates Airline

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…..

Airline Insight: Etihad Airways

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…..

Is Fujairah Airport finally ready to open the door and move into a bigger league?

Fujairah is the forgotten airport of the Middle East, more so even than Sharjah, which despite its short distance from Dubai International, just 24 km…..

Dubai dominates, Iran opens up and Saudi Arabia continues seat rise, but is Middle East market growth now set to slide?

Dubai International Airport remains the world’s largest international airport after recording a 5.5% growth in traffic in 2017 to just over 88 million passengers. This…..

Passenger disruption rights upheld as Emirates loses test case over missed connection payments

The UK Supreme Court last week refused Emirates Airline permission to appeal in relation to a previous ruling over passenger compensation for missed connections outside…..

Air Arabia sees century of possibilities with new fleet order

Air Arabia, the Middle East’s first low-fare carrier, has seen profits rise over the past year despite a decline in revenues. It is now poised…..

Dubai International Airport to close one of two runways for 45 days in 2019 – which airports might benefit?

Dubai Airports recently confirmed plans to close Dubai International Airport’s (DXB) southern runway for a 45-day period in Apr/May-2019 in order to conduct a “comprehensive upgrade” designed to boost…..

While Etihad retires its 777-200LRs, Emirates renews its fleet to enhance long-range Business Class offering

As Etihad Airways makes the final preparations to remove the Boeing 777-200LR – the long-range variant of the popular widebody – from its fleet, fellow…..

Airline Insight: flydubai

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…..