The changing Canadian landscape – a story of major airline consolidation, privatisation and ULCC new entrants

It has been all change in Canada this year and this will continue into 2020 as the aviation landscape in the country sees some significant…..

Is WestJet’s privatisation a one-off or a long term business trend?

Onex Corporation’s desire to acquire WestJet for CAD5 billion was not only a major development in Canadian aviation, but also the broader aviation industry as…..

WestJet’s Swoop tweaks its distribution to drive improvement in shoulder months

Canada’s WestJet has opted to tweak its distribution strategy for its ULCC subsidiary Swoop after encountering some headwinds during off peak times. Swoop mades its…..

With no return to service date yet confirmed, North America’s airlines continue their work to mitigate 737 MAX groundings

North American airlines operating the Boeing 737 Max are in the throes of creating plans to ease the continuing commercial ramifications from the worldwide grounding…..

Less than three months after her birth, WestJet offers promising early insights on its AI chatbot Juliet

WestJet took pride earlier in 2018 when it launched the first AI-powered chatbot from a Canadian airline – dubbed Juliet, and the airline plans additional…..

Airline fuel surcharges? … What airline fuel surcharges?

Fuel prices have pretty much doubled over the past year and US airlines have been particularly badly hit, as mostly they weren’t hedged against price…..

Winnipeg Airport snapshot – Blue Swan exclusive infographic

In this week’s exclusive Blue Swan Daily infographic, we focus on airports in varying regions. For the Americas, we look at Winnipeg Airport in Canada……

Americas Airline Traffic Update – WestJet

In this week’s exclusive Blue Swan Daily Infographic, we take a closer look at the growing aviation market with an in-depth look at airline traffic…..

Delta and WestJet planned trans-border joint venture will share less than a third of USA-Canada seat capacity

US major Delta Air Lines and Canadian carrier WestJet have committed to create a trans-border joint venture that will offer passengers a combined route network…..

Your weekly travel and aviation Quote-a

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a roundup of the most thought-provoking and interesting comments from those industry leaders in the know. Norwegian CEO Bjørn…..

Your weekly travel and aviation Quote-a

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a roundup of the most thought-provoking and interesting comments from those industry leaders in the know. IAG CEO Willie…..