Occupancy and average daily rate at hotels in
all four global regions increased year over year during July, according to STR
Corporate travelers in the Asia/Pacific region increasingly
are gravitating toward airlines with premium economy offerings, according to a Sabre
Asia Pacific survey of 108 corporate travel agents in the region.
The €16 distribution cost charge that Lufthansa will
impose on all tickets not purchased via a direct Lufthansa Group website will
take effect in the United States—and in most other countries—on Sept. 1. In
preparation for that change, the Association...
In the wake
of a 2014 joint-venture deal with Singapore-based real estate developer
Mapletree Group that was designed to facilitate aggressive global expansion, serviced
apartment provider Oakwood Worldwide is widening its network in
Air France-KLM U.S. vice president of sales Astrid Hennekam
spoke to BTN transportation editor Michael B. Baker about the carriers'
partnership with Delta Air Lines, fleet improvements and network growth.
Air Canada significantly has bulked up its U.S. sales force as the
carrier prepares for major international expansion during the next several
years. Today, the carrier serves about 190 markets and carries 38 million
people per year; by 2020, it aims...
A year and a half since Mike Concannon took the general manager of the
Americas post at KDS, the travel and expense management provider remains firm
on partnering with travel management companies to acquire United States-based
Etihad Airways has quietly built itself into the
world’s fifth-largest airline group. It's done so by cobbling together its own
alliance structure, and the carrier's clear aim now is to pull select business
travel southward from Europe.
U.S. car rental revenue at Hertz Global Holdings declined 3
percent year over year to $1.7 billion during the second quarter, the company
Citing a low return on investment, Hertz will
close all its car-sharing service operations in the United States by September,
though it will continue the service in some international markets, a
Latam Airlines Group will consolidate all its
carriers, including Lan Airlines and Tam Linhas Aéreas S.A., into a single brand over the next
three years, the company announced Thursday.
Virtual card technology provider Conferma has signed more
partnerships in Brazil, continuing its expansion
into Latin America, business development director of the Americas Andres Rojas
told BTN during the Global
United Trims Capacity On Energy-Sector Revenue Decline
Michael B. Baker
United Airlines’ corporate revenue declined about 5 percent
year over year during the second quarter as the carrier continues...
Over the past 12 years, Turkish Airlines has
increased its fleet size nearly sixfold from 55 aircraft to almost 300,
enabling it to fly “more countries than any other airline in the world.” BTN
transportation editor Michael B. Baker visited the carrier’s...
Delta Air Lines has significantly boosted its
capacity at West Coast airports, including a 35 percent year-over-year increase
at Seattle-Tacoma, a 27 percent increase at Portland and a 20 percent increase at
Los Angeles, according to a report to be...