The Indonesia-Vietnam market finally gets a nonstop service as VietJet prepares to launch Ho Chi Minh-Bali

VietJet has announced plans to launch services to Bali next month, providing the first nonstop link between Vietnam and Indonesia. The decision to make Bali…..

Opening the door to Vietnam’s Mekong Delta – AirAsia enters and VietJet expands in Can Tho

Tourism for Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region is poised to surge following a spate of new flights from AirAsia and VietJet. Vietnam is heavily promoting the…..

Vietnamese carriers will have to overcome stiff North Asian competition if they launch services to the US

Vietnam has secured a Category 1 safety rating from the United States of America (USA) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), enabling Vietnamese airlines to serve the…..

Around Asia’s Airports – a review of some of the latest development projects from across the region

Late December and early January has seen a flurry of activity in the airport operating and financial sector across Asia. The Blue Swan Daily provides…..

Bamboo Airways brings forward launch as it aims to satisfy growing appetite for international air travel in Vietnam, but could overcapacity be a real threat?

Vietnamese start-up Bamboo Airways has taken delivery of its first aircraft and adjusted its planned launch date as it aims to take advantage of the…..

Vietnam Airlines will accelerate short haul expansion as A321neos are delivered

Vietnam Airlines has finally taken delivery of its first Airbus A321neo, enabling the flag carrier to resume narrowbody expansion. It was initially planning to receive its…..

India’s aviation sector is set to exceed Japan’s in 2019, but who have been the risers and fallers in Asia this decade?

The rise of air transportation in India will likely see it overtake Japan in scale in 2019 and become Asia’s second largest aviation economy by…..

Asia is home to nine of the world’s ten largest routes… in fact it is home to 19 of the top 25

All the latest travel and aviation forecasts highlight how the Asian region will help drive growth over the coming decades as the economic axis of…..

Bangkok Airways expands in Vietnam, focuses on secondary destinations as visitor numbers soar

Thailand-based Bangkok Airways is pursuing further expansion in secondary Vietnamese markets with the launch of services to Nha Trang. The carrier has had a strong…..

Airport Insight: Hanoi Noi Bai International 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…..