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Sabre Thinks About Applying For Government Lending

Sabre is considering applying for federal relief, which would require it to agree to partial government ownership and constraints on payments to shareholders and certain…

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GBTA Throws Its Lot In With ASTA, Ground Transport Groups To Seek Relief

The Global Business Travel Association lent its support to the American Society of Travel Advisors as industry groups press Washington for financial aid. Some individual…

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Christopherson Business Travel Cuts Half Of Staff As Travel Industry Staggers

[UPDATE, March 19, 2020: Christopherson Business Travel provided additional details on the cost cuts. The company let go half of 270 employees. “Our plan is…

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GBTA Supports But U.S. Travel And ASTA Oppose Trump Administration Move To Exclude New York Residents From Trusted Traveler Programs

The Global Business Travel Association expressed support for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s decision to suspend enrollments and renewals in Global Entry and related…

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Op Ed: Mark Meader On Real ID’s Looming Deadline

“Real ID” requirements at U.S. airports are now just 11 months off. American Society of Travel Advisors SVP Mark Meader provides the pertinent details and…

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IATA: Agency Collection Of Passenger Contact Info Will Be Mandatory From June 1

IATA beginning June 1 will require accredited travel agencies to ask customers for mobile phone numbers and email addresses. The airline association said it made…

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Op Ed: Eben Peck On How The FAA Bill Impacts Business Travel

Reauthorizing the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is never easy. Many times in the past, Congress punted and settled for an extension. This year, a new…

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