Brexit and the Impact on Business Travel

On Friday, January 31, 2020, the U.K. officially left the European Union and will no longer have any representation in the system, leaving business travelers wondering what this means for company travel throughout Europe. For U.K. and U.S.…

JetBlue: Why the Cost of Checked Luggage is Rising, Again

For the second time in two years, JetBlue Airways announced the increase of checked baggage fees. Any passenger booking a flight after January 15, 2020 will be required to pay $35 for a first checked bag and $45 for a second bag. Previous bag…

Update: What You Need to Know about the Novel Coronavirus

*Updated February 19, 2020* The World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus (now named SARS-CoV-2) outbreak a public health emergency. It’s essential for travelers to take steps to protect their health, and for travel managers…

Top Three Trends for Business Travel in 2020

2020 brings a new decade focused on the changing dynamics and expectations of business travelers across the world. This years’ trends are about balance. This means balancing your corporate culture with company cost recovery initiatives, encouraging…
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Facial Recognition is Not Expanding in the U.S.

Biometric screening for international flights was expected to take off across airports around the country, but The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) had other things in mind. Earlier last year the facial recognition systems were already…
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Mobile Passport Scanning with American Airlines

American Airlines has become a trail-blazer in the airline industry when it comes to passport scanning.  Recently, the airline announced a new mobile app passport feature that gives international travelers a more convenient travel experience.…
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New Benefits for Some United Polaris Business Cabin Travelers

Over the years, Airlines and Hotels have joined forces to build loyalty and combined service for their travelers.  Usually this takes the form of additional loyalty points through their partnership, and for some premium services in regions…

Does Boarding Sequence Impact Choice of Flight?

What boarding process is best? That’s the age-old question that lingers in the airline industry and among frequent flyers. With there being no one standard process that all airlines adhere to, it leaves room for travelers to question the process…

Year-End Business Travel: Planning Reduces Stress

As the calendar comes to a close, so does the need for end of year business trips as we set out to finalize 2019 contracts and commence plans for a hugely successful 2020 year ahead. This necessity for travel around the holidays can also lead…