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Air France-KLM, Travelport Close In On Private Channel Deal To Remove Surcharge

[UPDATE, March 30, 2018: As expected, Travelport and Air France KLM reached a new “private channel” deal. So did Amadeus. As a result, users of…

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Posted in Distribution Suppliers

Sources: Air France-KLM To Soon Join Rivals With Global Distribution System Surcharge

[UPDATE: We published new info on Air France-KLM here.] Sources expect Air France-KLM in the next couple weeks to announce a surcharge for GDS bookings,…

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Posted in Careers Productivity Reporting Suppliers

Updates: Self-Service At United; Corporate Travel In Academia; Seat Swap Flop; Advito-Cisco

Sometimes the things we write about peter out. Sometimes more developments happen, but they don’t warrant an entirely new article. In other cases, something unexpected…

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Posted in Budgets Negotiating Suppliers

London, China Among International Fare Soft Spots

Businesses are paying less for some international airline tickets than they have in years, according to corporate travel benchmarks. It’s not because airlines have cut published pricing….

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Fares Following Fuel? Maybe Not

Some think an obvious consequence of dramatically lower fuel prices is lower airfares. But it’s not that simple. It may not even be likely. “Lower…

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