The collapse of the Air New Zealand-Virgin Australia partnership: good news for airports and consumers

Part 1: Virgin Australia’s new routes to Australia? Since being unceremoniously – and unexpectedly – dumped by Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia is having to…..

South Pac Share and Oil Price Weekly Update

Each week the Blue Swan Daily brings you a snap shot of the key share and oil prices related to all things travel and aviation. Monthly Share…..

Is an ANA partnership with Virgin Australia – and an investment – on the cards?

During this decade Japan has developed as one of the most popular and fastest growing destinations for Australians. Last year there were nearly 500,000 Australian…..

South Pac Share and Oil Price Weekly Update

Each week the Blue Swan Daily brings you a snap shot of the key share and oil prices related to all things travel and aviation. Monthly Share…..

A win for the environment: Virgin Australia is the latest airline to ban plastic straws

Virgin Australia is the latest airline to announce plans to remove plastic straws and stirrers from its inflight and Lounge operations. The move will see…..

South Pac Share and Oil Price Weekly Update

Each week the Blue Swan Daily brings you a snap shot of the key share and oil prices related to all things travel and aviation. Monthly Share…..

South Pac Share and Oil Price Weekly Update

Each week the Blue Swan Daily brings you a snap shot of the key share and oil prices related to all things travel and aviation. Monthly Share…..

Australian domestic air traffic growth stalls as capacity steadies (and the economy slows?)

As the “wealth factor” surrounding the enthusiasm for real estate in a booming housing market starts to wane, a combination of conservative airline capacity and…..

How has the trans Tasman aviation market evolved over the past three years?

Since the Australia-New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement (known as the CER Agreement) came into effect in 1983, the Australian and New Zealand economies…..

Virgin Australia snapshot – Blue Swan exclusive infographic

In this week’s exclusive Blue Swan Daily infographic, we focus on Virgin Australia, one of 89 airlines operating in the South Pacific. By the number…..

Virgin Australia’s trans Tasman upgrades: how partnerships can be an impediment to innovation and market stimulation

Eyebrows were raised in the South Pacific aviation market when Air New Zealand and Qantas announced plans to resume a codeshare partnership from 28-Oct-2018. Collaboration…..