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INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
London Heathrow’s controversial third runway is cleared for take-off by British MPs… but the big question is will it actually get off the ground?
It has taken a long time coming – many decades in fact – but London’s largest airport and one of the world’s main international gateways,…..
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An often-overlooked South African airport has big ambitions, but can it really compete with Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International hub?
Rampa Rammopo, the CEO of Johannesburg Lanseria International Airport, in South Africa’s Gauteng province, stated recently that the airport aims to overtake Durban’s King Shaka…..
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20 Quick Fire Questions for… Pete Downes, aviation director, London City Airport
After entering the transport arena with First Group, Pete Downes spent most of the last decade working at Bristol Airport, first as head of commercial…..
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Shifting Sands – a weekly update on latest travel developments across the Middle East
The Middle East market has been a story of growth for so many recent years as the development strategies from the likes of Emirates Airline,…..
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Airline Insight: Aigle Azur
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…..
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Airport Insight: Urumqi Diwopu 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…..
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Bitcoin Watch – FBI warns of crypto crimes with 130 cases currently being investigating
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) supervisory special agent Kyle Armstrong has confirmed more than 130 cases tied to cryptocurrencies are currently being investigated by the…..
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DAILY NEWS BRIEFS
Norwegian launches new slimline seats on 737 MAX fleet
Norwegian received (27-Jun-2018) its first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft with an upgraded cabin featuring Recaro 3710C ‘slimline’ seats. The carrier said the seats, which have a 30 inch pitch and measure…..
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Virgin Atlantic to end daily London Heathrow-Dubai service in early 2019
Virgin Atlantic plans to suspend daily London Heathrow–Dubaiservice, effective 31-Mar-2019, according to a 27-Jun-2018 GDS inventory and timetable display. According to OAG, British Airways and Emirates also operate on the route. More…..
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AirBridgeCargo Airlines expects increase in e-commerce handling
AirBridgeCargo Airlines general director Sergey Lazarev confirmed (27-Jun-2018) the airline commenced twice weekly service to Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport with Boeing 747F aircraft offering 139 tonnes of capacity. Mr…..
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Turkish Airlines negotiates loan for construction of Istanbul New Airport facilities: report
Turkish Airlines is reportedly negotiating a USD800 million to USD1 billion loan with up to 13 of China and Turkey‘s banks (Reuters/Daily Sabah/Hurriyet Daily News, 27-Jun-2018). The funds will…..
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