Social media may have an influence, but established channels remain the biggest sources of inspiration for British travellers: Is this a global trend?

New research has revealed that social media influencers and bloggers on sites like Instagram are in decline as a source of holiday inspiration: only 7%…..

The price of our privacy… that’s almost GBP185 million to British Airways

We often hear the words “data is the new oil” from conference speakers and industry whitepapers. While this is seemingly become truer by the day,…..

Manchester’s new ‘private terminal’ will open in November – is this the way forward for the industry or will it be a white elephant?

Manchester airport last week opened bookings for its new private terminal, PremiAir, which can be used at a cost starting from GBP50 per passenger. It…..

Australians show consistency with their travel preferences as the UK, the US and China top the most popular winter long-haul markets for second successive year

There are no real surprises this winter with Australian outbound long-haul travel. New research from travel commerce platform Travelport has revealed that the United Kingdom…..

Glasgow Prestwick airport is set to go back on the market, but what interest is there today for what was once Scotland’s primary air gateway?

Now, almost six years after the Government took back control of Glasgow Prestwick airport, it will invite expressions of interest for the sale of the…..

ICAO sees arrival of urban aerial mobility and UAV technology as ‘evolution’ rather than revolution, but UK study highlights need for unified regulation

Speaking at a high level panel discussion on the future of air transport at the Conférence de Montréal, ICAO Secretary General Dr Fang Liu emphasised…..

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,…..

A ‘Bolt’ from the blue – the London ride-hailing space gets even more crowded as Estonian arrival ‘finally’ launches

It is almost two years since a start-up known as Taxify made its first attempts to rival Uber with on-demand transportation services in London, the…..

Stobart Aviation focuses on airports and aviation services; Southend Airport is a priority but Carlisle and Teesside no easy challenges

Probably still best known for its transport and logistics unit Eddie Stobart Logistics, with its famous green trucks trundling up and down the British motorways,…..

After four attempts in five years, Garuda Indonesia is set to finally pull the plug on its unprofitable London link

Garuda Indonesia is again suspending services to London, ending the latest chapter in a colourful saga that began five years ago. A permanent suspension is…..

QUESTION FOR THE WEEK: Unlucky for some, the United Kingdom is the largest international market by scheduled seat capacity from 13 countries in May-2019. Can you name them?

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…..