Emirates finds a new niche for the A380 on a route that is shorter than the internal wiring of the aircraft

Emirates Airline has this week introduced the Airbus A380 on two of its three daily flights between Dubai and Muscat, in Oman, making this the…..

Need to be online? Paris is the best connected of the world’s most visited destinations

Staying connected abroad has a breadth of benefits that can make our time away much smoother and more enjoyable, especially when we are travelling on…..

Video of the week – Dubai Airports is taking a technological journey, but people still matter in its strategy

Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths believes short haul transport could change as new technologies are introduced, but notes that where such technologies are already available,…..

Video of the Week – Emirates prepares to debut second daily Stansted frequency; London airport is one of its fastest growing markets

Emirates Airline is the largest non-European carrier in the UK market with a presence that spreads from London in the south of England, via Birmingham,…..

Is Emirates effectively creating another class of travel as it unbundles its business class fares to offer premium comforts without some of the frills?

Travel is increasingly becoming about personalisation as the unbundling of the classic airline offer has proven. The arrival of the LCCs, their transformation to hybrid…..

Is Singapore’s Changi clawing back some of its lost advantage over Dubai International?

In the latter decades of the 1900s if you were travelling between Europe and Southeast Asia or Australasia you would probably use one of the…..

flydubai benefits from visa reform, driving rapid inbound and outbound growth for Dubai

flydubai, which turns 10 years old at the beginning of next month, has played an integral role in Dubai’s tourism boom. It also has driven…..

Video of the week – Understanding aviation in the Middle East and Africa: industry perspectives

CAPA – Centre for Aviation attempted to address the big questions impacting aviation across the Middle East and Africa as part of more than ten…..

The vanishing airport interior – Dubai Airport CEO aiming to get rid of check-in desks; the thin end of the wedge?

Dubai Airports’ CEO Paul Griffiths recently confirmed the company is aiming to phase out physical check-in desks at Dubai International Airport and Dubai World Central…..

BLOG: Live from Dubai – insights from the CAPA Middle East & Africa Aviation Summit

Welcome to live coverage from The Blue Swan Daily of the CAPA – Centre for Aviation Middle East & Africa Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). As…..