Posted in Distribution Suppliers

ATPCO’s New Distribution Storefront Needs Stars To Align

Airline Tariff Publishing Company and its Routehappy subsidiary are out to change how air travelers view and compare flight options. Developed with the Big Three…

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How Good Is Apple’s Deal With United? Here Are Some Benchmarks

It’s tempting to try to ascertain Apple’s discount on business class airfares between San Francisco and Shanghai after this month’s leak of United Airlines client information. The…

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Posted in Careers Culture

Why Corporate Clients Share The Blame For Slow Business Travel Innovation

It’s often said that innovation in corporate travel doesn’t keep pace with advancements in consumer travel. Some accuse travel management companies of being stuck in…

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Jeff Klee On The Industry Fiddling With NDC While Rome Burns

The New Distribution Capability furnished by the International Air Transport Association is several years in the making. At least a few more are required for…

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Posted in Careers Policy

Ted Perlstein On Getting Involved In Politics

Today’s advisor is Ted Perlstein, vice president of sales and marketing at AmTrav. His guidepost encourages those involved in travel to examine how elected officials…

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United Offers Low, Flexible Coach Fares But Makes Them Hard For Intermediaries To Reach

United Airlines on its website has been offering low, refundable fares to compete against rival carriers. If you know where to look, you can find…

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GDS Private Channel Concerns, Challenges U.S. Travel Management Companies

[UPDATE, Nov. 21, 2017: A Delta Air Lines official confirmed that its seat availability is is “identical across carriers, to the last available seat” with…

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