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Airlines Say It’s Safe To Fly, Travelers Are Skeptical — Who’s Right?

By Kelly Yamanouchi of the The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. This article is republished here with permission as part of our licensing program. We welcome your comments….

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Ditching Change Fees Has Big Implications For Corporate Travel Management

The elimination of change fees by Alaska, American, Delta and United is good news for business travelers and corporate travel programs. It also generates new…

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American Airlines Condemns Alleged Solombrino Behavior; Boeing’s GBTA Board Member Resigns

Joining other industry participants, American Airlines on Monday voiced its concerns about comments written by GBTA CEO Scott Solombrino. GBTA board member Kathy Briski, meanwhile,…

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Delta Considers Barring Flyers Who Violate Face Mask Rule

[UPDATE, June 15, 2020: Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines announced that violations of their…

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World Travel Inc. Builds Real-Time Load Factors Into New Disruption Management Platform

Airlines say they are limiting the number of passengers on flights in an effort to maintain social distancing. Anecdotally, though, plenty of flights are full….

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Feeling The Burn, Travel Suppliers Focus On Cash And Cost Cuts

Lodging and transportation companies lost money in the first quarter and they’re losing more during the second. What matters now is shoring up liquidity and…

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Posted in Methods Negotiating Suppliers

American Airlines To Use ATPCO, UATP For Prepaid Program Enhancements

American Airlines is building a new platform for its prepaid AirPass program and enticing potential enrollees with lower minimums. The promotion targets high-end leisure travelers…

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