If our technology breaks we have learnt to turn it off and back on again. Well, from next week this is now a mandatory requirement every 51 days for Boeing 787 operators!

Control-Alt-Delete, the famous three-finger salute that allows us to force shutdown, reboot or restart our personal computers when they run into operating problems. Most of…..

DATA SPOTLIGHT: San Francisco International Airport

This year The Blue Swan Daily will feature some of the leading airlines, airports and country markets for air travel. Here, using the extensive profile insights available…..

Businesses are boosting online services, but their digital transformations may be delayed because of COVID-19

Before COVID-19 hit us, airlines had been increasingly flirting with the idea of digital transformation. Head of Transformation was a new role popping up at…..

US Travel Association warns millions of travel industry jobs could disappear before May

A major travel lobbying group in the US has warned that the COVID-19 crisis will cost the country’s travel sector 4.6 million jobs by the…..

Coronavirus: US airlines were hit hard by 911, but they are now navigating uncharted territory as COVID-19 vaporises demand

The US government’s decision to initiate a travel ban covering the Schengen Area of Europe and subsequently also the United Kingdom and Ireland is essentially…..

Technology leads to changes in traveller trends – Lyft helps Delta reach its goal to transform its app and lodging leads the way for US OTA bookings

Technology is a driving force behind changes to traveller habits and here’s a couple of examples from the US market. Among its many technology declarations…..

The value of alliances: is there any truth to growing opinions that alliances are becoming outdated?

The proposed new tie-up between LATAM Airlines Group and Delta Air Lines shows a certain level of forward thinking by both major players. However, it…..

Amadeus Venture adds mobile identity solution Airside to its growing portfolio of investments as it seeks to further ease the traveller experience

There are infinite ways that technology can help enhance the user experience during the travel process. From search, booking and payment, via the passenger journey…..

A fresh Breeze is blowing in from Salt Lake Valley, but will David Neeleman’s latest airline start-up change the airline business model?

Liberalisation was the platform for the last major change in airline structure. Now, technology looks likely to deliver the next. It was over 50 years…..

Travellers are generally excited, happy, prepared and also nervous about overseas travel, but Americans are more anxious, scared and worried than their European counterparts

New research to ascertain travel habits and to learn how open travellers are to trying out new experiences has provided some interesting insights into travellers…..