Delta And Marriott Named Best Airline And Hotel Chain For Business Travelers

Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines and Bethesda-based Marriott International have been voted as the top airline and hotel chain respectively for business travelers in North America.
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American and Alaska Airlines Cut Back Loyalty Ties

Alaska Airlines and American Airlines, once strong partners in codeshare and loyalty, are further distancing their relationship. Starting on March 1, 2020, it will no longer be possible to redeem AAdvantage miles to book flights on Alaska nor will it be possible to spend Mileage Plan miles to book on American. Continue reading American and Alaska Airlines Cut Back Loyalty Ties

Airbus airplane cabin of the future offering innovated technology

(CNN) — Overhead luggage bins that illuminate in red when they’re full, an airplane seat tailored to your personal position preferences, seat belts that alert cabin crew when they’re unbuckled. And cameras outside restrooms.
This, according to Airbus, is what the airplane cabin of the very near future will look like.

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United Airlines Simplifies Seat Upgrades With Points Incentives

Many U.S. road warriors have given up on the frequent flyer miles awarded by airlines. For all but the most profligate spenders, miles are tougher than ever to earn from flying, and they’re not so easy to redeem. Continue reading United Airlines Simplifies Seat Upgrades With Points Incentives

This Startup Wants U.S. Airlines to Use Buses to Replace Smaller Regional Jets

As network planners at Alaska Airlines charged with where the carrier would fly and when, Ben Munson and David Sunde sometimes identified smaller communities that were ripe for air service, only to realize their employer didn’t have the right airplane to profitably fly the route. Continue reading This Startup Wants U.S. Airlines to Use Buses to Replace Smaller Regional Jets

Debt, Egos and Bad Decisions: How Thomas Cook Failed to Adapt to a New Era of Travel

Thomas Cook’s collapse was a disaster played out in slow motion. An ill-fated acquisition spree, a bloated retail footprint, and a commoditized product left it unable to deal with changes in consumer behavior and economic shocks Continue reading Debt, Egos and Bad Decisions: How Thomas Cook Failed to Adapt to a New Era of Travel

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