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Delta Extends Corporate Perks, United Announces Similar Program

By | August 22, 2018

United Airlines announced a benefits program for corporate customers. It is akin to a corporate recognition program Delta created in 2014 and recently expanded to cover joint venture partner Air France-KLM. United Corporate Preferred gives priority to eligible travelers for upgrades, reaccommodation and standby space. Those in the highest of three tiers get extra schedule flexibility when it… Read More »

The Year In Research: Academics Consider Business Travel Well-Being, Perks And Productivity

By | January 3, 2018

Not just topics for industry conferences, business traveler well-being and productivity also are among the issues examined last year by academic researchers. One study produced more evidence that frequent business travel was detrimental. Two others sought to help companies optimize ways to smooth it over: flying private and getting upgrades. Let’s start with the bad news — another… Read More »

Corporate Booking Tools Expect Progress On Economy Seat Upgrades

By | May 11, 2015

[UPDATE, Oct. 1: In late September, Sabre GetThere made available bookings for United’s Economy Plus seating. Users without elite status on the airline have the option to split payment for the product upgrade by charging the added cost to a personal credit card if corporate policies disallow such purchases. Travel managers can decide whether the capability should be… Read More »