A new moon as Hannover Airport stake sale delivers an industry rarity – a UK investor buying into a foreign airport

The sale of Faraport AG’s 30% stake in Hannover Airport’s operating company Flughafen Hannover Langenhagen GmbH has moved a lot quicker than many had anticipated. The sale,…..

20 Quick Fire Questions for… Nigel Scott, business development director at Bristol Airport

Nigel Scott is business development director at Bristol Airport in the United Kingdom, a new role introduced at the facility last summer. Previously sales and…..

Lower occupancy, higher prices and different seasonal trends differentiate holiday rentals from hotels across the UK

Holiday rentals in the United Kingdom showed lower occupancy, higher prices and different seasonal trends than hotels in the market, according to a STR analysis…..

As Qatar Airways revisits its Cardiff service, can an airport be too small to host an intercontinental route?

Eyebrows were raised when Qatar Airways announced last year that it would operate a route from Doha to Cardiff, the capital of Wales. Not because…..

Airline Insight: TUI 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…..

Tourism research and statistics reveal complex differing travel trends between German, British and French travellers

For countries across the globe, German, British and French travellers are among their strongest and most lucrative inbound markets. But, research from Expedia Media Solutions…..

Virgin Atlantic waves goodbye to Dubai… but will it mean hello to Detroit, Orlando or even Minneapolis St Paul?

The news last week that UK carrier Virgin Atlantic is to suspend flights between London and Dubai would not really have been a surprise to…..

Spain, Austria and the Netherlands lead the European arrivals growth in Australia this year, but the United Kingdom remains by far the busiest source market

Spain, Austria and the Netherlands have all recorded double-digit rises in travellers to Australia over the first four months of 2018, according to latest data…..

Airport Insight: Birmingham Airport

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…..

London Heathrow’s controversial third runway is cleared for take-off by British MPs… but the big question is will it actually get off the ground?

It has taken a long time coming – many decades in fact – but London’s largest airport and one of the world’s main international gateways,…..