Posted in Policy

Mark Hollyhead On Building Better Air Policies

Today’s advisor is Egencia chief operating officer Mark Hollyhead. He provides a sneak peek into his company’s latest research on travel policies. The analysis zeroes…

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Posted in Policy Suppliers

Questioning The Advance Purchase Airfare Axiom

Is it still a bad idea to wait until the last few days before a flight to buy a ticket? Yes. However, extra capacity and low-fare…

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Posted in Budgets Negotiating Suppliers

Signs Point To Rising U.S. Airfares

Executives at American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines are optimistic. For corporate buyers, many of whom are now in the throes of budgeting…

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Posted in Budgets Suppliers

Offsetting Trends To Keep 2017 Airfares About Flat In North America

[UPDATE, June 28, 2017: BCD Travel’s Advito slightly raised several of its 2017 airfare projections, owing to strong global demand and improving economic conditions. It…

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Posted in Budgets Distribution Suppliers

Fare Combinability Issue Cools

After a chaotic six weeks, the brouhaha around fare combinability has simmered down. American, Delta and United have settled on a middle ground, but differed…

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Posted in Distribution Suppliers

Fare Fracas Lingers

The fare combinability fracas isn’t over. American, Delta and United at the end of last week said their recent changes on one-way ticketing went further…

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Posted in Budgets Suppliers

Airline Rule Change Abruptly Hikes Circle Trip Costs

[UPDATE, April 1, 6:29 p.m. EDT: Delta now says that while “end-on-end combinability of non-refundable fares has been restricted,” booking within one passenger name record…

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