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Why Use Travel Management Services

Wed, 27 Mar 2013 00:17:49 +0000

Professionally managed business travel can bring considerable cost savings, experts state. However, about 59% of businesses don’t consolidate their corporate travel with meetings and events policies, according to a recent study by business travel and event management company ATP Event Experts conducted during the 2013 Business Travel Show in London. The same survey has shown […]

Premium Air Traffic Stats for January 2013

Tue, 19 Mar 2013 19:17:58 +0000

Premium Air Traffic Stats for January 2013 International premium air travel slowed in January 2013, decreasing by 4.5% when compared to December 2012, IATA reported. Seasonal trend — with even Economy class passenger showing a slowdown of 4.2% when compared to December 2012 — is responsible for the January decline in part. However the growth […]

Number of Trips Down, Business Travel Spend Up – GBTA’s Study

Fri, 12 Oct 2012 00:07:45 +0000

Business travel in the U.S. is expected to suffer a 1.6 percent reduction in the number of trips for 2012, according to data released by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA). The trade association predicts the number of business trips will slip to 438.1 million from 445 million of 2011. Despite the reduction of number […]

Airline Passengers Increasingly Looking for More Self-Service Options – SITA Survey

Wed, 10 Oct 2012 13:32:29 +0000

Self-service is becoming increasingly popular with airline passengers, according to a survey released this week. The study, the seventh annual SITA/ATW Passenger Self-Service Survey, reveals that the percentage of passengers carrying a smartphone increased over the past year from 54 to 70. Also, the survey shows the demand for self-service options from mobile devices is […]

It is Official: Qatar Airways to Join Oneworld Alliance

Tue, 09 Oct 2012 01:48:19 +0000

Qatar Airways will join oneworld airline alliance, it was announced today at a press conference in New York. The Doha-based airline will be integrated into the alliance over the next 12 to 18 months. It is the first of the three major airlines based in the Gulf to join one of big global airline alliances. […]

Emirates Offers Mobile Phone Service on A380 Flights

Sat, 06 Oct 2012 01:03:07 +0000

Passengers aboard Emirates’ A380 aircraft will now be able to make phone calls while inflight. OnAir, the Emirates connectivity partner, provided the airline with a system enabling passengers to use their own mobile phones to make and receive phone calls and send text messages inflight, using EDGE/GPRS connections through their mobile service provider. The OnAir […]

Business Travelers Rate the Best Airlines and Hotels – 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Survey

Thu, 04 Oct 2012 00:11:35 +0000

Virgin America is the top U.S. airline for Premium Class in 2012, according to Condé Nast Traveler’s 2012 Business Travel Poll, an annual survey — rating hotels, hotel brands and airlines — conducted among business travelers. The survey also ranked Singapore Airlines the best airline in Asia for Premium Class. Virgin Atlantic and Emirates took […]

Hilton HHonors Fall Promotions for Delta Elite & Emirates Frequent Fliers

Wed, 03 Oct 2012 00:13:12 +0000

Hilton HHonors launched a promotion offering Delta frequent fliers the chance to elevate their SkyMiles status faster. Members who sign up for this offer will earn 250 Medallion Qualification Miles, plus double miles when they book and complete a two-night stay from October 1st, 2012 through December 15, 2012 at any participating hotel or resort […]

Jumpjet: 10 Private jet Trips per Year for a Fee Starting at $2,350/mo

Mon, 01 Oct 2012 23:10:47 +0000

Jumpjet has officially launched its new private jet service. With Jumpjet, high-end frequent-fliers will get to fly on private jet for a fixed monthly fee — with a year-long commitment to pay it. Will Ashcroft, Jumpjet’s founder, says his company will offer private jet service for a price that is competitive with first- and business-class […]

TSA Pre Avaliable at Washington Dulles and Newark Airports

Sat, 29 Sep 2012 00:33:01 +0000

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Newark’s Airport (EWR) have been added to the TSA Pre™ pilot program, in the past days. Last Sept. 25, TSA announced select frequent travelers of American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, US Airways and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Trusted Traveler members can now try TSA Pre […]