GBTA Committee Praises AA, Delta And Partners For Media Bag Work

Denver — The media have a lot of baggage.

Seriously, when they travel, employees at companies like CBS often lug loads of equipment. Fees for excess bags can easily swamp the cost of a ticket. On many trips, these travelers need to go beyond the airlines' normal bag limits.

Alliance partners of American Airlines and Delta Air Lines during the past 18 months made significant gains in accommodating the unique needs of this sector.

SkyTeam's Air France/KLM and Alitalia, and Oneworld's British Airways, Finnair and Iberia, joined their respective U.S. partners' media bags programs. Not . . .

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Author: Jay Campbell

Jay Campbell in 2004 created travel business newsletter The Beat, in 2006 co-founded Travel Procurement magazine and in 2010 integrated them with Business Travel News. He served as editorial director until 2013. Jay made his travel industry media debut in 1993 at the Air Travel Journal of Boston while earning his undergraduate degree in journalism at Boston University.