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US Flight Delays and Cancellations-Self Inflicted

(August 2022) The past few months have been chaotic for business travelers with flight delays, last minute cancellations and significant reductions in routes impacting flights by the thousands, causing a sense of uncertainty and concern for…
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How Travelers Can Better Manage Air-Related Disruptions

(August 2022) Last week while traveling on business, a flight was oversold due to a change in aircraft and the airline needed to rebook 17 travelers. They started offering gift cards - not airline vouchers - if the traveler wanted to take a…
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European Strikes and Airport Caps
What You Need to Know

(August 2022) Over the past few months, European airlines and their hub airports have been struggling to manage demand, facing similar challenges as the U.S. with staffing shortages and canceled routes. As a result, key international airports…
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How Testing and One-Way Masking Are Evolving

(March 2022) This past month, the Airlines for America’s (A4A) board of directors sent a letter to President Joe Biden and members of his administration, including Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, urging them to drop federal Covid-19…
The Realities of a Federal No-Fly List

The Realities of a Federal No-Fly List

(February 2022) This month, Delta Air Lines’ CEO, Ed Bastian, formally requested the Justice Department to help set up a nation-wide no-fly list for unruly passengers. Specifically, Bastian’s letter to the U.S. Attorney General stated: "In…
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The New Virtual and Hybrid Workspace Environments

(January 2022) Companies are continuing to reevaluate the benefits, opportunities, and challenges of hybrid work environments. This corporate consideration involves technology infrastructure, security protocols, and cost containment, but…
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Business Travel Index – Global Travel Surge Expected

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) recently released the results of its latest Business Travel Index–the BTI Outlook, predicting that business travel spending will surge in 2022, with full recovery of pre-pandemic levels expected…
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What are Sustainable Aviation Fuel Programs?

Commercial air travel accounts for 3-4% of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. As such, airlines are beginning to acknowledge this impact on the environment, and many are taking steps to reduce their carbon emissions by switching from traditional…
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Comprehensive Guide to EU Travel Restrictions

(September, 2021) Are U.S. travelers allowed into the European Union? On August 30th, the United States was removed from the European Council’s approved countries list due to the rise of Covid-19 and the Delta variant, and will remain…
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U.S. to Lift Travel Ban for Vaccinated Foreign Visitors

(September, 2021) Since March of last year, the United States has put forth stringent entry requirements for all non-U.S. citizens who wished to enter the country. Although not every country was banned from entering, many individuals had…