Newsletters and Press Releases

Keeping you informed of current industry news and trends is part of helping you manage travel. AAA Corporate Travel publishes a weekly newsletter that highlights the latest news in industry. To view the latest edition of the newsletter, click on the link with the most recent date. Past issues are also available and referenced by date.

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05/19/2017
  • Alaska Airlines to Link Mexico City with San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego
  • AAA Projects Increase in Memorial Day Travel
  • Delta Air Lines Testing Facial Recognition Baggage Drop Service
  • Concur Travel - Microsoft IE v.10 Browser Support Ends August 18, 2017
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05/12/2017
  • Delta's Relocation To LAX Terminals 2 And 3 Begins Evening Of Friday, May 12
  • Electronics Flight Ban Likely To Be Expanded To Europe
  • Delta Solutions Get Customers Through Security Lines More Quickly For Summer Travel
  • Data & Device Security: It's Not Just Personal
  • US Embassy Issues Philippines Travel Warning
  • United Airlines Increases Service Between San Francisco And 18 Destinations
  • Airlines Cut Mishandled Baggage Rate By 12.25%
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05/05/2017
  • LAX Terminal Changes Taking Place Next Week
  • United to Begin Newark-Buenos Aires Route
  • American Airlines to Offer Reduced Legroom on Some Aircraft
  • U.S. State Dept. Issues Alert to U.S. Citizens on Summer Travel in Europe
  • CDC Warns Travelers About Yellow Fever Vaccine Shortfall
  • LAX Is Getting a Swanky New Private Terminal
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04/28/2017
  • Southwest Airlines to End Practice of Overbooking Flights
  • United Overhauls Policies Following Review of Forcibly Removed Passenger
  • Hotels Shown To Be Susceptible To Cybercrime
  • Delta to Offer Helicopter Transfers from Manhattan to JFK
  • Alaska Airlines, Virgin America to Relocate to JFK’s Terminal 7
  • Delta Continues Boston Growth
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04/21/2017
  • Taking On Travel Risk Management
  • IHG Reports Major Breach of Card Data
  • Hotels Unlikely to Change Overbooking Policies
  • What's the Difference? Duty of Care Versus Travel Risk Management
  • Big Three Airlines Change Policies in Wake of United Incident
  • United Airlines Changes Policy on ‘Must-Ride’ Crew Members to Ensure No Passengers Are Removed after Boarding
  • Many Business Travelers Staying At Home-Sharing Properties Unsupported By Travel Policy
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04/07/2017
  • Alaska Airlines Launching New Long Haul Routes from Portland
  • JetBlue Launching Mint Service on Las Vegas and San Diego Routes
  • Emirates Introduces Tablet Loan Service to US-Bound First and Business Class Customers
  • Two Airlines Are Loaning Free iPads and Laptops for People Affected by the US Electronics Ban
  • Delta Comfort+ Now Offered on CRJ-200 Aircraft
  • Australia Institutes Precautionary Aviation Security Requirements
  • The Search for Stability
  • When Is An Airline Weather Waiver Not A Waiver?
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03/31/2017
  • Cvent Clients' Top Meetings Hotels
  • Cashless Payment at LHR, LGW and North America Airports
  • Self Service Drop at London Heathrow
  • How Airlines Are Handling U.S. & U.K. Electronics Bans
  • Hilton Now Offers Digital Room Keys at 1,000 Properties
  • American Airlines Becomes First U.S. Carrier to Sell True Premium Economy Seats
  • Delta to Operate Washington, D.C.-Los Angeles, Boston-San Francisco as Premium Transcon Routes
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03/24/2017
  • What You Need to Know About the Airline Electronics Ban
  • Six Travel Insurance Tips to Share on New Electronics Ban
  • Big Terminal Changes Coming to LAX in May
  • United Opens New Newark Checkpoint
  • Mixed Messages with Basic Economy Fares
  • Business Travelers Rate Terrorism as Biggest Threat to Their Safety
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03/17/2017
  • American Airlines to Serve Complimentary Meals on Transcon Flights
  • Delta Updates Its Same Day Travel Fees
  • Next-Gen Expense Management
  • Marriott Rewards to Offer United Airlines Elite Status to Its Top Members
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03/10/2017
  • Alaska to Add 12 New Routes from Bay Area including Austin, Kona, Nashville, Tucson, and Philly
  • Qatar Airways Debuts New Business Class Suites
  • Trump Administration Unveils Retooled Travel Ban
  • EU Parliament Votes to End Visa-Free Travel for U.S. Citizens
  • U.S. Airport Pat-Downs Are About to Get More Invasive
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03/03/2017
  • Delta Introduces Enhanced Boarding Process in Atlanta
  • 5 Tips for Avoiding Food-Borne Illnesses While Traveling
  • Buyers Reconsider Premium Air Policies
  • Cutting the Line: Which Trusted Traveler Program is Right for You?
  • Alternative Airports Can Save The Day.
  • Lyft Launches in 54 U.S. Cities
  • 4 Valuable International Air Travel Consumer Rights
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02/24/2017
  • Economy Class Emerging as a Major Passenger Experience Battleground
  • Spirit Airlines Spreads Its Wings to Pittsburgh
  • United, American Begin Selling Cheaper Economy-Class Fare
  • New American Airlines Boarding Process to Start March 1
  • Could You Be Held Liable If Your Credit Card Is Stolen?
  • Air Canada Begins Montreal-Shanghai Flights
  • Orlando International Airport Approves Bags Inc. Pilot Program
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02/17/2017
  • Delta Transcon Flights Bringing Back Meals in Coach
  • United Honored as 'Eco-Airline of the Year' By Air Transport World
  • Please Stop Charging Your Phone in Public Ports
  • U.S. Airlines Set Operations Records in 2016
  • DoubleTree by Hilton New York Times Square West Opens in Manhattan
  • 5 Tips to Make Renewing Global Entry Easier
  • New Service Between Nashville and Raleigh-Durham Caters to Business Travelers
  • Largest Carriers Lead North American January On-Time Performance
  • 7 Tips for Avoiding Bed Bugs
  • Here Are the U.S. Airlines That Cause the Most Delayed Flights
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02/10/2017
  • Travel Managers and the Internet of Things Headache
  • Marriott Upgrades Mobile App
  • Credit Card Security Breach Reported at 12 IHG Properties
  • American to Soon Offer Lie-Flat Seats on All International Wide-Body Flights
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02/03/2017
  • GBTA: 50% of Companies Allow Travelers to Ride With Uber
  • Bookings at North American Hotels Will Flatten in Q1 & Soar in Q2
  • Delta Expanding Service to Most Popular Nonstop Destinations from Cincinnati
  • TSA Pre✓® Soon to be Limited to Paid Subscribers Only (Delta Airlines Information)
  • Hilton Rebrands Itself and its Guest Loyalty Program While Adding New Features
  • The New Basic Economy — Should You Book It?
  • TSA Will ‘Significantly Reduce’ Access to PreCheck Lanes for Non-Members
  • United Sets Target Date for Basic Economy Launch
  • Airline Fares & Class Segmentation May Prompt Buyers to Reexamine Their Policies
  • TSA Adds 11 More Airlines to PreCheck Program
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01/27/2017
  • Delta Updates its Baggage Policy for Travel Between the U.S., Canada or Mexico and Central America
  • Southwest: We're Low-Cost, Not No-Frills
  • Clear Security Lanes Open at LaGuardia, Will Open at ATL, LAX, MSP
  • Emirates Launches Daily New York (Newark) To Athens Flight
  • Delta Switches to United's Way of Measuring On-Time Flights
  • Jal to Launch JFK-Tokyo Haneda Service in April
  • Cybersecurity: Why Conferences and Meetings Are at Risk
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01/20/2017
  • Airfares Beginning To Rise
  • Cancelled Flights and Mishandled Baggage at Record Lows
  • American Launches Basic Economy Fare Similar to United's
  • DOT Calls For Bag-Fee Transparency In Midnight Regulation
  • Travel Buyers Prioritize Mobile As Technology Budgets Increase
  • Airline WiFi Continues to Improve
  • Marriott Is Expanding Mobile Key in App Update
  • Airlines Launched More Than 3,000 New Routes in 2016
  • 8 Airport Safety Rules
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01/13/2017
  • REAL ID Impact on Travelers
  • JetBlue Fleet Now Completely Wi-Fi Enabled
  • More Options for China Business Travel
  • The Reign of the 'Queen Of The Skies' Will End
  • Lufthansa & Austrian Begin Offering Short-Haul Wi-Fi Service
  • What Travel Managers Really Should Focus On & How to Measure It
  • Startup Company to Operate Airport Gyms
  • Alaska Airlines Makes Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp & iMessage Free
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01/06/2017
  • Delta, Other Carriers Braced for Disruption as Winter Storm Bears Down on South
  • 9 Key Findings from BTN’s 2016 Corporate Travel 100
  • Southwest to Boost Service in Ohio, Florida & West Coast
  • ​2016 Worldwide Air Carrier On-Time Performance
  • United Adds Baggage Handling & Carbon Footprint to Its Performance Guarantee
  • San Diego Airport Program Offsets Flight Miles for Climate Change
  • IHG Warns of Possible Data Breach at Some US Hotels
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12/23/2016
  • Heavy Holiday Travel Starts Thursday -- Special Lanes and PreCheck Can Cut Delays
  • U.S. Companies Expect More Business Trips in 2017
  • Alaska & Delta Will Drop Codeshares
  • Traveling to Canada? Make Sure You Get an eTa
  • EU to End Mobile Roaming Charges in 2017
  • Economy Fares Declined Across Most Regions of the World in 2016
  • U.S. Airport Satisfaction Has Risen, Despite Crowds
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12/16/2016
  • IRS Lowers Mileage Reimbursement Rate
  • Blacklane Expands Into 64 More Asia/Pacific Cities
  • TSA Reminding Travelers About Coming Changes in ID Requirements
  • Assistance Hotline Eases Stress for Customers Traveling with Wheelchairs
  • LaGuardia Airport Adds Cell Phone Lot, Closes Portion of Central Terminal Drive as Construction Progresses
  • 5 Things At Hotels You Should Avoid Touching
  • DOT Considering Lifting Ban on In-Flight Voice Calls
  • 6 Ways to Keep Phone Charges Low During International Travel
  • A Hacker’s Tips for Protecting Your Digital Privacy
  • Top 20 Meeting Cities for 2016
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12/09/2016
  • Delta Is Improving Their Free Snacks In Economy
  • Airline Industry Forecasts 45 Million Flyers This Holiday Season
  • Marriott Officially Debuts New Luxury Group for Eight of Its 30 Brands
  • First United Polaris lounge opens at ORD
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12/02/2016
  • Taxis From Newark Bear the Highest Extra Costs Over the Base Fare
  • Marriott International Splits 30 Brands into “Classic” & “Distinctive”
  • US warns of holiday season terror risk in Europe
  • Travel Policy: Reality Versus What Travelers Think
  • Better Scores for Each of the Big 4
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11/18/2016
  • Alaska Air Launching San Diego-Baltimore Flights
  • Amex GBT Projects Limited Travel Cost Increases in 2017
  • United's New Basic Economy Fare Will Restrict Overhead Bin Use
  • 8 Thanksgiving Travel Tips
  • United Introduces Automated Screening Lanes at O’Hare
  • Rotten WiFi Reveals Annual Ratings of Best WiFi Airports Globally in 2016
  • Enterprise Tops J.D. Power Car Rental Study
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11/11/2016
  • Hotel Tech, In-Room Functionality And Guest Services – A Digital Overview
  • United to Launch Polaris, New Premium Business Class Service, Dec. 1
  • U.S. Adds 11 Airports to Preclearance Consideration List
  • Experts: As Connectivity Grows, Be Aware Of Cyber Threats in Air
  • Amtrak Finishes Acela Express Wi-Fi Upgrades
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11/04/2016
  • Increase in Air Travel Expected at Thanksgiving
  • Meeting the Needs of Your Company’s Business Travelers Starts with Communication and Feedback
  • Here’s Why Many Airlines Feel They Need to Raise Fares
  • Delta Completes Roll-Out of Wi-Fi on International Fleet
  • IHG on Track for 1,500 Wi-Fi Connected Hotels in the Americas
  • Hyatt Launching New Loyalty Program
  • Change of Check-In Time for London Heathrow (Long-Haul Flights Only)
  • CVG’s Fares Continue to Drop
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10/28/2016
  • National Car Rental to Open Lounges At Boston, Chicago, Sacramento, St. Louis, Washington Airports
  • Ancillary Spend By Passengers on Airlines Has Many Regional Differences
  • Revised NYU Forecast for Corporate Hotel Rate Negotiations Predicts Even Bigger Boon for Buyers
  • Delta Private Jets Added as SkyMiles Redemption Option
  • U.S. Domestic Airfares Continue Downward Trend
  • Amtrak Banning Fire-Prone Samsung Galaxy Note 7
  • American and United Aren’t Yet Ready to Compete With Spirit Air on Price
  • JetBlue to Start LaGuardia-Boston Service Next Week
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10/21/2016
  • Q3 Uber & Lyft Transactions Combined Outpace Car Rental & Taxis Combined
  • U.S. DOT Issues Aviation Consumer Protection Agenda
  • Southwest's Claim to Be Cheapest Holds Up for Business Travelers with Bags
  • Samsung Sets Up Airport Kiosks for Last-Minute Galaxy Note 7 Exchanges
  • Airlines Add 'Fire Containment Bags' for Overheating Phones
  • Airline Opens $13M Dayton Hangar
  • Ultimate Air Shuttle Specials
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10/14/2016
  • New Security Lanes at LAX Could Help You Bypass the Slowpokes
  • KLM Will Begin Service to Minneapolis
  • As Airlines Digitize, They Are Confronted With Increased Cybersecurity Risks
  • How to Choose the Safest Seat on a Plane
  • Bumped From A Flight? Get Cash Not Airline Funny Mone
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10/07/2016
  • American Airlines to Debut International Premium Economy in November
  • 9 More Airports to Receive Global Entry Service
  • What You Should Expect from Your Travel Risk Manager Provider
  • Saudi Arabia Visa Fee Increase
  • RFID technology expected to reduce lost baggage by 25%
  • Power Will Shift from Sellers to Buyers in 2017 Hotel RFP Season
  • BSI Develops Standards for Travel Risk Management
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09/30/2016
  • FAA Unveils the Joy of Text for Flight Communications
  • GOAA to Enhance Check-In Experience at Orlando Airport with New Video Wall
  • International Driver's License: Do You Really Need One?
  • Google Translate Just Got 60% Better By Working On Whole Sentences
  • 4 Translation Apps to Ease International Business Communication
  • U.S. Department of State Passport Photo Requirement Changes
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09/23/2016
  • National/Enterprise International Update
  • Delta Comfort+ Now on Flights Between U.S.-Canada and Asia, Latin America
  • Marriott/Starwood Merger Expected to Close Friday
  • Marriott Launches 'Wi-Fi Simplified' With Transparent Pricing Structure for Meetings
  • Risk Management Benchmarking: How North American Companies Use the Tools
  • Delta Private Jets Will Work More Closely with Delta's Commercial Side
  • Austrian Airlines to Link Vienna with Los Angeles
  • Seating Secrets: How Airlines Decide What Fare You Pay
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09/16/2016
  • Southwest Airlines Adds Standby Perks for Elite Frequent Flyers
  • CDC: Travelers from Zika Areas Should Avoid Mosquitos for Three Weeks after Returning Home
  • Advito Predicts Flat Global Airfares & Climbing Hotel Rates in 2017
  • TSA Boasts Dramatic Decline in Airport Wait Times
  • Boeing Is Making A Major Change to Its Planes That Could End Jet Lag As We Know It
  • Atlanta is still the world's busiest airport
  • Keeping Your Files Safe in the Sky
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09/09/2016
  • Business Travelers Value Hotel Wi-Fi & Tech Amenities More than Apps
  • JetBlue to Begin Non-Stop Boston-Atlanta Service
  • Lufthansa Becomes First European Airline in TSA PreCheck
  • U.S. Issues Zika Travel Alert for Singapore
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09/02/2016
  • IHG's Kimpton Hotels hit by payment card data breach
  • How to Stay Safe at Airports, Train Stations, and Other Public Places
  • U.S. Hotel Fees and Surcharges to Hit Another Record High in 2016
  • JetBlue operates first U.S. commercial flight to Cuba in over 50 years
  • First Self-Driving Taxis on Singapore Streets
  • LaGuardia Overhaul Slows Ride to the Airport
  • Why Air Travel Is Safer Than Ever
  • Savings Trump Traveler Comfort in Airline Agreements
  • Mobile Adoption Vs. Mobile Strategy
  • 12 Tips to Prevent Lost or Delayed Luggage
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08/26/2016
  • Gogo to Bring Connectivity to International China Flights
  • LaGuardia Airport Construction Causing Massive Gridlock and Delays
  • Delta and Virgin Atlantic to Fully Co-Locate at London Heathrow Terminal 3
  • Fighting Jet Lag – and Winning: 6 Tips to a Restful Night’s Sleep When Traveling
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08/19/2016
  • FAA Lifts Ban on Indonesian Airline Flights to U.S.
  • Delta to Boost Business Class Privacy on Long-Haul Flights
  • HEI Confirms Data Breach Hit at Least 20 Major Chain-Branded Properties in U.S.
  • U.S. GSA Announces Fiscal Year 2017 Per-Diem Rates
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08/12/2016
  • Delta to End JFK-Narita Flights Later This Year
  • United Club Access Changes Effective August 18
  • Inflight Movies and TV Shows Now Free On American Airlines
  • The One Thing You Should Check Before You Use a Hotel Safe
  • Hainan Files to Begin Nonstop Las Vegas Service
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08/05/2016
  • Atlanta Marriott Marquis Completes $78 Million Renovation
  • IPass Users to Get Free Access to In-Flight Wi-Fi on United
  • How to Protect Yourself from Common Hotel Security Threats
  • CDC Issues First US Mainland Zika Travel Warning for Miami District
  • Virtual Cards: The Problems & the Solutions
  • Terror Attacks, Higher Risks Put Focus on Travel Security
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07/29/2016
  • Denver Airport Rolls Out Nearly 10,000 Charging Outlets
  • U.S. Airfares See Fifth Consecutive Quarter of Decline
  • New Transit App Offers Real-Time Info and Directions for Over 100 Cities Worldwide
  • United Airlines Adding Two New Florida Routes from San Francisco
  • Kimpton Investigates Possible Malware Attack
  • Alaska Airlines to Begin Service to Newark from Portland, San Diego, San Jose
  • Passport Index Tells You Every Country You Can Visit Without a Visa
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07/22/2016
  • Airfares Are Down, United Says
  • U.S. DOT Issues Decision on Daytime Haneda Flights
  • Taxis Get Into the Ride-Share Game with New App
  • U.S. Carriers Focus on Regional Operations
  • Suddenly Considering Travel Insurance? You’re Not Alone.
  • Premium for Close-In Flights & Short Stays Is Decreasing
  • GroundLink Launches Near-Demand Service in Five New Destinations
  • airberlin Expands US-Germany Routes
  • 2017 Travel Pricing Predictions Around the World
  • Requests Are Now Just a Text Away at Many Hotels
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07/15/2016
  • J.D. Power: Guest Satisfaction at North American Hotels Is Plateauing
  • Avis Adds Real-Time Control to App
  • Uber Launches in Puerto Rico
  • TSA to Open PreCheck Temporary Enrollment Centers Around the Country
  • Customers' Credit-Card Data Hacked at Omni Hotels
  • 100% Wi-Fi on Mainline Aircraft
  • Lyft Launches Luxury Option
  • United States-Havana Flights Are In
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07/08/2016
  • American Airlines Teams Up With TSA for New Security Screening Initiative
  • JetBlue Paying Frequent Flyers' PreCheck Fees
  • United Airlines Launches Non-Stop San Francisco-Auckland Route
  • Uber Driver App Will Track Safe Driving
  • American Airlines Plans Changes to American Shuttle Schedule
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07/01/2016
  • Travel Security Heightened for 4th of July
  • The Current State of Keyless Entry at Big Hotel Brands
  • CWT: Prepare for a Tough 2018 RFP Season with Marriott/Starwood
  • ANA Will Connect New York & Chicago to Haneda
  • Uber launches upfront fares
  • National Wins Again
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06/24/2016
  • T-Mobile to Offer Customers Free 4G LTE Data Roaming in Europe
  • Morristown Airport Closure 8/1- 8/12
  • Frontier, Spirit Airlines Joining TSA PreCheck Program
  • Which U.S. Airports Allow Uber, Lyft?
  • Air Canada Has Launched 10 International Routes
  • JetBlue Connects Fort Lauderdale, San Diego with Direct Flights
  • U.S. CBP launches facial recognition technology trial at Atlanta International Airport
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06/17/2016
  • New York City Announces ‘LaGuardia Link’ Shuttle Bus
  • Singapore Airlines Will Resume Nonstop U.S. Service
  • Delta Private Jets Will Enable In-Flight Calls & Texting
  • Uber Rolls Out Scheduled Ride Program
  • New Airport Security Lanes in Atlanta Are 30 Percent More Efficient, TSA Chief Says
  • Flying United? You’ll Finally Be Able to Watch Movies or TV on Every Flight
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06/10/2016
  • U.S. Airline Fare Hikes Have Been More Successful in 2016
  • House Passes Bill Designed to Alleviate Airport Security Gridlock
  • American's Shift to a Revenue-Based Loyalty Program
  • Carlson Rezidor Adds TSA Precheck to Loyalty Program
  • Zika tips for summer business travel
  • 5 Ways to Keep Your Passport Safe When Traveling
  • Delta to Offer All In-Flight Entertainment for Free Starting July 1
  • United Begins Only Nonstop Service from North America to Singapore
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06/03/2016
  • State Department Issues Summer Travel Alert for Europe
  • Runzheimer's Austin Klein on Establishing Sharing Economy Policies
  • United Will Pull Its Only Africa Flight
  • Had a Rental Car Accident? Here’s What You Need to Know.
  • Delta Adds Full Network & Baggage Handling to Operations Guarantee
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05/27/2016
  • Airlines and Airports Preparing to Spend Millions to Cut Security Line Times
  • Survey: Most travelers expect fast in-flight Wi-Fi as standard
  • Lyft to Pilot Scheduled Rides in San Francisco
  • Delta Selling Comfort Plus Fares on Some Overseas Flights
  • TSA Pre-Check Expands To More International Airlines
  • Delta Improves Complimentary Companion Upgrade Policy
  • Airline Rules for Baggage Damage Tightened By DOT
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05/20/2016
  • Southwest Airlines Launching Five New Routes
  • American Airlines Investing $4 Million to Speed Up TSA Lines
  • U.S. Bans E-Cigarettes in Checked Bags on Planes
  • Inside the TSA's New Plan to Reduce Your Airport Wait Times
  • Delta’s Comfort+ Upgrades Could Turn Into Frequent Flyer Problem
  • Enterprise’s Damage Evaluator Cuts Rental Claims
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05/13/2016
  • Four Ways to Prep Travel Policy for the Online World
  • Help Is Coming for Long Airport Security Lines
  • The Best Airlines in North America
  • Google Translate Now Works Inside Any App on Android
  • Wi-Fi at Hotels: The Battle Over Free Vs. Fee
  • Travelers Say They Want to Book Everything on One Platform but Don't Do So
  • Delta Shuttle Takes Off From Seattle
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05/06/2016
  • Delta Bringing Gogo's 2Ku High-Speed Internet to 600 Planes
  • TSA Vows to Alleviate Gridlock at Airport Security
  • Select-Service Hotel Boom: Pros & Cons
  • Kuwait Will Require a DNA Sample, Not Just a Passport, From Visitors
  • KLM launching Salt Lake City, Miami flights
  • Delta to Deploy New Baggage-Scanning Technology
  • JetBlue Boosts Service Between Boston and New York Area
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04/29/2016
  • Average US Air Fares at a Five-Year Low
  • New Airport Deal Would Keep Delta HQ in Atlanta, Expand Airport
  • United Club Enhancements
  • American Airlines Revives Deep Discount Fares Because Their Absence Hurt
  • Train from Denver Airport to Downtown Begins Service
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04/22/2016
  • Lyft Gains on Uber in Corporate Travel, While Taxi Use Plummets
  • Corporate Travel Struggling to Implement Mobile and Virtual Payments
  • Enterprise Holdings Adds 31 Locations in Middle East
  • 9 Travel Safety Tips from a Former CIA Agent
  • Delta launches new Heathrow route
  • Allegiant Air Promises That It Is Improving Safety
  • Delta to Expand Basic Economy Fares That Generated $20 Million in Extra Revenue
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04/15/2016
  • American Airlines: TSA airport security delays 'unacceptable'
  • Business Travel to Increase Moderately this Year
  • Temporary Checkpoint Screening Change at Chicago O'Hare Terminal 1
  • Fliers' Favorites Airports? Tampa, Omaha Among Tops in this List
  • Bigger is Here
  • New Airfare Rule Could Lead to Costly Mistake
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04/08/2016
  • New “Print My Invoice” Website
  • Airlines Resume Some Flights to Brussels
  • Alaska Air Confirms Virgin America Deal
  • Airline Quality: Which U.S. Carrier Tops the Ranking?
  • Our 3 Favorite International Travel Chargers
  • 3 Mobile Apps for Converting Voice to Text
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03/25/2016
  • US Airports on Heightened Security Alert
  • iJET International Offers Travel Security Advise in Response to Terrorist Incidents
  • Air Canada to Upgrade International Flights with Wi-Fi
  • Europe Travel Alert
  • Pay With Alaska Airlines Miles for TSA PreCheck
  • Southwest EarlyBird Check-in Price Increase
  • FBI Warns That Car Hacking is a Threat to be Taken Seriously
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03/18/2016
  • British Airways to fly from San Jose, California to LHR
  • LAX Double Take
  • Now You Can Book Uber Rides Right From Google Maps
  • Virgin America Launches San Francisco-Denver Flights
  • Southwest to Increase Flight Frequency at BWI
  • Delta to Begin Daily Service Between Los Angeles and Beijing
  • Atlanta Unveils USD6 Billion Airport Upgrade Program
  • TSA Hires Officers, Shifts Dog Teams to Shorten Lines
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03/11/2016
  • More Airports Calling Out TSA for Long Lines
  • United to Offer First Non-Stop San Francisco-Hangzhou Route by U.S. Carrier
  • Credit Card Security Still A Few Chips Short, Experts Say
  • How to Get Free Global Entry
  • Packing Apps Take a Load Off of Travelers
  • What the Traveler Thinks: Track Me, It’s OK
  • Is Airplane WiFi Safe?
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03/04/2016
  • DOT Ruling Bans E-Cigarette Use on Flights
  • Delta Leads the Industry in 2015 Operational Excellence
  • United #1 in February On Time Performance
  • Hilton Drops Anytime Cancelation Fee Trial
  • Do You Really Need Rental Car Insurance? 8 Things to Know
  • Google Maps on iOS Now Lets You Make Pit Stops Along Your Driving Route
  • What’s the Most Hated Airline in the World? We Have a List.
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02/26/2016
  • U.S. Airlines Jack Up Fares for Third Time in 2016
  • How to Use Low Power Mode on the iPhone to Save Battery Life
  • Despite U.S. Carriers' Operational Improvements, Complaints Rose in 2015
  • U.S. Expands Restrictions on Visa-Waiver Program for Visitors
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02/19/2016
  • Six Months Passport Validity Rule
  • Airlines to Offer Cheaper Flights, but Are They Worth the Savings?
  • IATA: Airline Accidents & Fatalities Comes in Below Five-Year Average in 2015
  • U.S. Carriers Increase Domestic Fares
  • American Airlines May Soon Give Passengers Snacks and Drinks During Delays
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Adds App for Passport and Customs Clearance
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02/12/2016
  • Air Fares Expected to Fall
  • United Airlines Upgrading To All Dreamliner Routes To Australia
  • Bed Bugs in Hotel Rooms Are on the Rise
  • Miami Airport Becomes One of the First to Connect Consumers With Beacons
  • Forgetting To Do This One Thing When Returning Your Rental Car Could Get You Hacked
  • American Airlines Reveals Details of Expanded Free In-Flight Entertainment
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02/26/2016
  • Zika Virus Update
  • These 11 Airlines Offer Fliers Free In-Flight Wi-Fi
  • Will Delta’s 100-Plus CVG Job Cuts Mean Flight Reductions, Too?
  • U.S. Hotel Industry to Continue Growth Through 2017
  • Free Economy Snacks Return to American Airlines
  • Four Hidden Benefits of Reviewing & Evaluating Travel Policy
  • Study: U.S. Business Travelers Like Flying More When They Have TSA PreCheck
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02/05/2016
  • Zika Virus Update
  • These 11 Airlines Offer Fliers Free In-Flight Wi-Fi
  • Will Delta’s 100-Plus CVG Job Cuts Mean Flight Reductions, Too?
  • U.S. Hotel Industry to Continue Growth Through 2017
  • Free Economy Snacks Return to American Airlines
  • Four Hidden Benefits of Reviewing & Evaluating Travel Policy
  • Study: U.S. Business Travelers Like Flying More When They Have TSA PreCheck
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01/29/2016
  • Renew Your Passport Now! State Department Urges
  • Non-stop Daily Service to Singapore
  • United, American Offering Refunds for Travel to Zika Areas
  • Alaska Airlines to Offer Daily Portland-Atlanta Flights in Late Spring
  • Hilton Unveils Midscale Brand Tru
  • United to Roll Out No Frills Basic Economy Fare
  • iPass Signs Deal With Panasonic Avionics to Add 23 More Airlines to its Network
  • United Signature Service
  • American to Add More Flights and Gates at LAX
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01/22/2016
  • Winter Storm Jonas Prompting Higher Than Normal Corporate Travel Call Volume
  • Airlines Offering TSA PreCheck Program
  • The Most Valuable Airline Rewards Programs
  • Uber Overtakes Car Rental Suppliers on Expense Reports
  • Delta Ends Interline Agreement with Etihad
  • Kennedy Airport in NYC Using Face Recognition Technology
  • CDC Issues Latin America Zika Virus Alert for Pregnant Travelers
  • Hyatt Malware Attacks Affected More Than 250 Hotels
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01/15/2016
  • REAL ID UPDATE – Changes Postponed until January 22, 2018
  • TSA PreCheck passes two million enrollments
  • Wi-Fi Availability On Airlines Expands In 2016
  • Smartphone the Most Essential Travel Item, Survey Finds
  • GBTA: Modest growth for US Business Travel
  • Hotel Building Boom Bringing 100,000 New Rooms To U.S. Cities
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01/08/2016
  • ***Driver’s Licenses from Some States May Not Be Valid at Airports in 2016***
  • Real ID - Current Status of States/Territories
  • TSA Acceptable Identification
  • Airlines Collectively Raised Fares This Week
  • Delta SkyMiles- BUY MQMS. EARN MQDS
  • World's Safest - And Least Safe - Airlines Revealed
  • United Airlines Adds Bundled Perks Packages to Economy Plus
  • Malaysia Airlines Bans Luggage on Flights to UK
  • IRS Lowers Mileage Reimbursement Rate
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12/23/2015
  • The 10 Worst (and Best) Airports in the U.S.
  • U.S. gas prices fall below $2 — and in some places under $1.60
  • Upgraded Denied Boarding and Lost Luggage Compensation
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12/18/2015
  • U.S. Airlines Followed Their October Schedules Almost Better Than Ever
  • Delta Flies Highest In BTN's 18th Annual Airline Survey
  • Game changer: This app automatically connects you to Wi-Fi at more than 180 airports
  • American Airlines launches a new bag tracking service
  • Gogo Introduces 'Messaging Pass' For Bare Bones In-Flight Wi-Fi
  • Tampa Airport Ups the Ante on Charging Stations with 4,600 at Gates
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12/11/2015
  • The Most Cost-Efficient Advance-Purchase Policy
  • Global Air Travel Demand in 2016
  • U.S. Hotel Occupancy Through 2017
  • United to Offer New Free Snacks on Flights Starting Next Year
  • American, Alaska To Be First Large U.S. Carriers With Premium-Economy Cabins
  • United to Drop Washington-Dubai Route in 2016 as JetBlue Takes Over GSA Contract
  • United Joins Delta In Offering Operational Guarantee To Corporate Clients
  • No-Frills Fares to Expand to American and United Airlines
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12/04/2015
  • U.S. State Department Worldwide Travel Alert
  • U.S. State Department To Stop Adding Additional Pages Starting January 1, 2016
  • U.K. Registered Traveller Program Now Available to U.S. Citizens
  • Business Travelers Should Expect More Expensive Flights and Hotels
  • Hotel Industry Set for 'Cyber Crime Wave'
  • Hotel ADR 2015 – 2016
  • Delta Ends Interline Agreements
  • United Airlines - Refined Refund Policy for Jury Duty, Traveler Illness and Death
  • New United Clubs Open
  • United to Roll out Apple iPhones to Customer Service Agents
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11/20/2015
  • Look for Bigger Crowds at Airports and on Highways During Thanksgiving Travel This Year
  • Marriott to Buy Starwood, Creating World’s Largest Hotel Chain
  • American Airlines Revamps Loyalty Program
  • Allegiant Air Adding Flights at Dayton International Airport
  • Delta to Stop Accepting Pets as Checked Baggage
  • Airlines Made Close to $11 Billion Off of Fees This Year
  • 9 Keys to Preventing Identity Theft While Traveling
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11/13/2015
  • Homeland Security Beefs Up Inbound Airport Security
  • What's the Difference Between a Travel Ban, Alert and Warning?
  • New route announcement: New York (JFK) to London Gatwick (LGW)
  • Use This App to Coast Through Immigration at the Airport
  • 8 Tips For Preventing Identity Theft Before A Trip
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11/06/2015
  • Check Your Passport Before Your Trip
  • The Ultimate Guide to Inflight Wi-Fi (and How Much It's Going to Cost You on Every U.S. Airline)
  • American to Launch New Route Between LAX and Tokyo Haneda
  • U.K. Citizens Are Now Eligible to Apply for Global Entry into the United States
  • Wow Air to Launch Flights To San Francisco, LA
  • Frontier, Spirit Airlines Hiking Fees for Holiday Travel
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10/30/2015
  • American Will Launch Unbundled Economy Fare In 2016
  • Southwest Airlines to Redirect All Dayton Flights to Chicago
  • E-Cigarette Devices Officially Banned from Checked Bags
  • Gatwick Airport Launches Premium Passport Control to Speed-Up Arrivals Process
  • This is the Most Practical Travel Gadget You'll Ever Use
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10/23/2015
  • Best Western Plus Leads Upper-Midprice, Wingate Tops Midprice in BTN's 2015 Hotel Brand Survey
  • Westin Tops Upper-Upscale Segment, Hyatt Place Leads Upscale In BTN's 2015 Hotel Brand Survey
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10/16/2015
  • Now Departing: US Airways Final Flight
  • US Airways Shuttle Becomes American Airlines Shuttle – October 17, 2015
  • Lower Fuel Prices Are Starting to Push Airfares Down
  • JetBlue Touts Free Wi-Fi on Every Plane by Next Year
  • United Airlines Eliminates 2nd Checked Bag Charge for Australia and New Zealand Customers
  • Southwest Poised to Add International Flights from Houston
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10/02/2015
  • NYU: 2016 Corporate Hotel Rate Increases Could Be Largest In Three Decades
  • PSA Expands Commitment to CVG, Here's What It Could Mean
  • United Begins New Secret Upgrade Program for Its Best Customers
  • Amtrak Charging for Excess Baggage
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09/25/2015
  • American Airlines launches real time bag tracking service
  • Delta Adds Nonstop Service from Raleigh-Durham to Paris
  • CWT M&E: Price of Meetings & Events to Vary by Region
  • United Unveils New Premium Seat for Narrow-Body Aircraft
  • BTN’s 2015 Ground Transportation Survey: National, Enterprise Top Buyers’ Car Rental Satisfaction Ratings
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09/18/2015
  • Advito’s 2016 Industry Forecast: Airfares Level, Hotel Rates Rise
  • American Airlines to Launch LaGuardia Service to Orlando, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, and Indianapolis
  • Southwest to Launch Non-Stop Orlando-Washington, D.C. Service
  • Driver's Licenses from These States Soon Won't Suffice as Valid Ids for Domestic Flights
  • TSA Ends Precheck Free Rides With Shut Down of Managed Inclusion Program
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09/11/2015
  • Ultimate Air Shuttle New Cleveland Service
  • American Airlines, Delta Air Lines to End Interline Agreement
  • Comfort Inn Going Smoke-Free Next Year
  • Atlanta Airport Using Facebook for New Video Marketing Program
  • Delta Offers On-Time Guarantee for Corporate Travelers
  • Northeast Cities Prepare for Crowds During Papal Visit
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09/15/2015
  • Delta and American interline announcement will impact your travelers
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09/11/2015
  • Ultimate Air Shuttle New Cleveland Service
  • American Airlines, Delta Air Lines to End Interline Agreement
  • Comfort Inn Going Smoke-Free Next Year
  • Atlanta Airport Using Facebook for New Video Marketing Program
  • Delta Offers On-Time Guarantee for Corporate Travelers
  • Northeast Cities Prepare for Crowds During Papal Visit
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09/04/2015
  • More than 1.5 Million Travelers Enrolled in TSA PreCheck
  • EXCLUSIVE: Uber launches CVG service
  • 5 Ways to Make Your Laptop Battery Last Longer
  • Hotel Occupancy Rates
  • JAL restarts flights to Dallas Fort Worth
  • Delta Air Lines adds new trans-Atlantic routes to 2016 schedule
  • BA to launch London-Silicon Valley route
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08/28/2015
  • 10 practical ways to reduce the stress of business travel
  • Guests are keyless and on the move
  • Hotels Average Daily Rate Increase
  • Flight attendant tech personalizes the skies
  • Gogo Gets Go-Ahead for Faster In-Flight Internet
  • The Robots Are Coming (to Aloft Hotels)!
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08/21/2015
  • General Services Administration Releases Government Per Diem for 2016
  • Seattle's Passenger Numbers Soar, But What About Those Security Lines?
  • United Adds Airport Maps To Mobile App
  • OneJet Adds to Regional Service
  • CVG Fares Now Rival Top Regional Competitors
  • The Next Versions of iOS and OS X Will Track Your Flights
  • The Worst U.S. Airports for Delays (And The Best Time To Fly)
  • United Airlines Expands In-Flight Entertainment Options on Some Regional Jets
  • Verify Receipts
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08/14/2015
  • The 10 Best Airports in the United States
  • UATP to Provide Clients One-Time Use Virtual Card Solution
  • Hilton Launches Mobile Room Key
  • Understanding Uber: Pros and Cons
  • U.S. to Require Biometric Passports for Visa Waiver Program Travelers
  • Maryland Marriott Achieves LEED Platinum Certification
  • Oakland Gives Port Columbus 30 Nonstops – See How That Compares With Ohio's Other Airports
  • Hotel Covington Sets Opening Date
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08/07/2015
  • This is How Much it Costs to Change a Ticket With Every Major U.S. Airline
  • BA Tightens Hand Baggage Allowance
  • Frontier Package Includes Bag Fees, Fare Flexibility
  • The Best and Worst Airline and Hotel Rewards Programs
  • Southwest Airlines: No Plans to Start Charging for Checked Luggage
  • One in Four Companies Don’t Let Business Travelers Use Uber, Study Shows
  • Airbus Jets Get State-Of-Art Revamp
  • Saudi Arabia National Airline Saudia Will Begin The First Nonstop Service Between Los Angeles And Riyadh On Friday
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07/31/2015
  • Surfing the Web While in the Sky Can be a Pricey Privilege. Here's How to Keep the Cost Down.
  • Gogo Reservations Booked on Concur
  • TSA Head Wants Ticketless Travel to Speed Up Screening
  • Coming Soon on Delta: Upgrades to Private Jets
  • Airfares Will Drop to Record Lows This Fall
  • GBTA: China Business Travel to Rise Sharply
  • Best and Worst Airports for Cell Phone Data Speeds
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07/24/2015
  • Last US Airways Flight Planned for October
  • Study: Hotel Guest Satisfaction at an All-Time High
  • Airline Mergers Hurting Competition
  • For First Time in U.S., Uber Is Now More Popular Among Business Travelers Than Taxis
  • Delta to Offer Most Seats Between JFK and LAX, SFO
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07/17/2015
  • OAG: Seattle Leads Charge in Delta's West Coast Growth
  • Airline ancillary fees soared 21 percent in 2014
  • American Airlines to Cut Capacity Amid Profits
  • Forecast: Meetings, Business Travel will Surge in 2016
  • Delta: 'Strong' Corporate Demand 'Offset' By Pricing Weakness
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07/10/2015
  • Business Travel Spending to Grow Five Percent in 2015
  • Nine New Aloft Hotels Coming to Texas
  • GBTA: Single-Use Vcard Users Rise To 20 Percent
  • Air Fares Expected to Decline in the Fall
  • This is How Much it Costs to Check Bags on Every Major U.S. Airline
  • Uber to Stop Operating in Florida’s Broward County
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07/02/2015
  • AAA: 42 Million to Travel on July Fourth Holiday Weekend
  • JetBlue Launches Fare Tiers and Checked-Bag Fees
  • Travel Buyers: Virtual Card Poised To Address Multiple Payment Pain Points
  • Welcome Extended by Terminal 3
  • San Francisco Hotels are World’s Priciest as Rates Soar
  • Turkish Airlines to Launch Atlanta Service
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06/19/2015
  • United to stop flying from JFK-increases service from Newark
  • IATA rethinks proposed change to carry-on luggage size
  • New flight service between U.S. and Australia
  • Slight Domestic Fare Increase
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05/29/2015
  • GSA raises per diem
  • US Hotels Continue to Gain Momentum
  • STR: April Occupancy At U.S. Hotels Reaches New High
  • Malaysia Airlines due to unveil re-brand
  • Rankings: Best and Worst Chains for Hotel Wi-Fi
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05/22/2015
  • Airports Grapple With Rideshare Pickups
  • All Time High Project for Summer Air Travel
  • Business travelers make most airline complaints
  • Hertz Raises Rental Car Prices For Summer Season
  • AAA: Memorial Day travel highest for a decade
  • Ultimate Air Shuttle
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05/15/2015
  • US Airways to disappear by the fall
  • TSA slammed for flawed maintenance of passenger screening equipment
  • New Documentation Requirements for All Minors Traveling to or from South Africa
  • Analysts: Capacity Discipline Could Be Long-Term Airline Strategy
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05/08/2015
  • At CAPA Aviation Summit, Warnings Of Lasting Consequences In U.S., Gulf Open Skies Flap
  • Bag fees boost airline profits by Billions
  • Newer Hotel Companies Offer Free Wi-Fi; a $7 Billion Savings for U.S. Companies
  • American Airlines debuts Dreamliner
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05/01/2015
  • A brief guide to identity protection on the road
  • American Airlines giving all club lounges a makeover
  • Business travelers fearful of excessive overseas roaming charges
  • US Hotel Performance Reaches Record Highs
  • Location, Location, Location-New and updated hotels
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04/24/2015
  • Canada bringing in pre-clearance screening in 2016
  • Southwest Airlines Plans Capacity Boost Amid Soaring Profits
  • IHG offers gifting service for loyalty members
  • New club opens at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG)
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04/17/2015
  • GBTA: Oil Prices Shackling Travel Price Increases
  • Airline Quality Rating Sees Airline Performance Declining in 2014
  • Delta: Fuel Prices Are Lowering Airfares
  • Delta Plans International Capacity Cuts Amid Currency Challenges
  • IHG adds elite level to Rewards Club program
  • CDC offers guidance for healthy business travel overseas
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04/10/2015
  • Uber Use Among Business Travelers Approaches Critical Mass
  • Cancellations rise on second day of French air strike
  • Better Passenger Experience Hinges on More Automation
  • American, US Airways get FAA joint operating certificate
  • Southwest Expends operations at Dallas Love Field
  • Delta 20-minute luggage guarantee now permanent policy
  • India upgraded to Category 1
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04/03/2015
  • Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to Implement Changes to TSA Pre✓® Program
  • Reduced Fuel Costs Could Boost Airline Capacity and Lower Fares
  • 2014 US Airline Traffic Increases 2.5 Percent
  • Delta, Aeromexico Propose United States-Mexico Joint Venture
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03/27/2015
  • Advito: Lower Oil Prices Soften Projected 2015 Airfare Increases
  • GBTA latest to oppose airport fee hike
  • BTN Research: Most Buyers Hold To Advance-Purchase Airfare Requirements
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03/20/2015
  • 2015 Corporate Travel Index: U.S. Hotel And Dining Costs Drive Business Travel Per Diem Increase
  • American, US Air to merge loyalty programs within one month
  • 2015 Increase in Air Travel
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03/13/2015
  • Airlines Pledge Pricing, Capacity Controls Despite Fuel Savings
  • PwC: Switch To Revenue-Based Loyalty Programs Slightly Costs Flyers
  • Apple Pay checking in at Marriott
  • Enterprise Expands Into Central America
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03/06/2015
  • Buyers Face Higher Rates, Tougher Terms At Hotels In 2015
  • Business Travel Restaurants Spend Rises
  • La Guardia closes after plane skids off runway
  • Concur and Starbucks Collaborate on e-Receipts
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02/27/2015
  • Delta rebrands business and premium economy products
  • Hotel News
  • Southwest Adds Destinations to Dallas Love Field
  • Biannual Check List from the AAA Account Management Team
  • Enjoy special parking offers and first class service at the CVG airport
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02/20/2015
  • The winter of our discontent? Airline cancellations are a way of life now
  • Thousands of flights cancelled in latest US winter storms
  • Thieves at the Baggage Carousel
  • Delta offering baggage claim guarantee
  • Southwest latest to devalue reward points
  • American Announces First Dreamliner Routes
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02/13/2015
  • Travel Spend Will Increase This Year
  • SendMyBag Preps U.S. Domestic Service, Corporate Management Portal
  • Tarmac delays at lowest recorded level in 2014
  • 2014 Global Air Demand Out-Performs10-Year Average
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02/06/2015
  • 2015: A BOOM YEAR FOR TRAVEL
  • Airline Updates
  • Google may rival Uber with own ride-sharing app
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01/30/2015
  • Concur Travel New User Interface goes live January 31
  • AA Projects $5 Billion In Fuel Savings But Holds To Pricing, Capacity Plans
  • JetBlue Preps New Fare Bundles For Second-Quarter Debut
  • Airbnb Usage To Surpass Hotel Cos., But Not For Business Travel
  • Virgin Australia dropping fuel surcharges for US flights
  • US airports post record for international traffic in 2014
  • Hyatt Announces Centric, a New Full Service Lifestyle Brand

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01/23/2015
  • THE HOTEL WI-FI WARS
  • Carriers beefing up schedules for Super Bowl
  • Expense Data: Uber Use On The Rise; Delta, Marriott Top Airline and Hotel Receipts
  • Low cost carrier market could see consolidation
  • AAA Reveals Five-Diamond Honorees for 2015
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01/16/2015
  • North America, Europe, Africa Corp. Hotel Rates Rise More Than Expected
  • GBTA Projects Record U.S. Business Travel Spending In 2015
  • UK airlines amongst least punctual
  • American Airlines / US Airways Merger – Frequent flyer programs
  • United Adds More Leeway In Status Match Program
  • Top U.S. Meeting Hotels Showcased in Cvent Report
  • US preclearance at Abu Dhabi coming for all Etihad flights
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01/09/2015
  • Hyatt Hotels to Offer Free WiFi Worldwide
  • Low-cost carriers rise in traffic
  • American and Interjet Announce Codeshare
  • United passengers complain of baggage woes in Denver
  • Advantage Rent A Car Seeks Corporate Market Share Gains With New Business Travel Program
  • Delta restarting daily Pittsburgh-Paris nonstop flights
  • American Applies for Tokyo Route
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