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...
American Airlines and Qantas are finalizing the schedules
and fares for added service between the United States and Australia now that the
Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has granted interim approval for
expansion of the carriers’...
BCD Travel’s Advito consultancy has lowered its
2015 airfare projections in several regions, owing to growing capacity and
lower oil costs, according to a forecast update issued Tuesday.
Despite protests from the Big Three U.S.
carriers, Emirates plans to add flights to established U.S. routes and open a
new one to Orlando later this year. In an interview with BTN
transportation editor Michael B. Baker, Emirates vice president of U.S....
Any new enterprise technology system an
organization chooses has deployment and implementation costs, not to mention
the time commitments inherent in doing so. But maintaining manual and
paper-based systems also carries costs, ones that Massachusetts-based...
Global travel management company contract negotiations
can challenge any company, especially large conglomerates comprised of
independent businesses that own their own profits and losses. Such is the case
for U.S. technology and equipment manufacturing...
April's average daily hotel rate increased year over year in the Americas but declined in all other global regions, according to STR Global.
Alitalia will not renew its partnership and ancillary joint-venture agreements with Air France-KLM when they expire in 2017, the carrier announced Tuesday.>
Payment companies forecast a
major upgrade of China's corporate card market after the country's State
Council announced on April 22 that foreign companies for the first time can
apply to set up bank-card-clearing operations. Western card schemes like...
Roundtable: Seeing Travel Management From A Multinational Perspective
Three multinational travel buyers discussed in a conference call with BTN editorial director David Meyer particulars of global management, including travel management...
As the three biggest U.S. airlines publicly prod
the federal government to revisit Open Skies agreements with the United Arab
Emirates and Qatar, their biggest obstacle might be quelling "slippery
slope" arguments that would make the government reticent...
That the world is getting smaller is a notion
that has settled into cliché, as even many small companies today must align
their travel management practices with the multinational needs of their
businesses. But the global landscape with which business...
An organization that
aims to deploy globally a single travel policy, travel management company, card
supplier, online booking tool and expense management system seeks the ultimate
in cost savings and data consistency.