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U.S. State Department Issues Travel Warning to China, Urging ‘Increased Caution’

The U.S. State Department on Thursday updated its China travel warning, telling Americans to “exercise increased caution in China due to arbitrary enforcement of local laws as well as special restrictions on dual U.S.-Chinese nationals.” Continue reading U.S. State Department Issues Travel Warning to China, Urging ‘Increased Caution’

The Promise of China’s Enormous Corporate Travel Market

Business travel continues to grow in the world’s largest market, presenting significant opportunities for Western travel management companies. The prize is two-fold: winning global accounts from multinationals tapping into China’s growth and taking a share of the enormous domestic market as it matures.

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European Airlines Looking to Add Wi-Fi Service

European airlines vying for customers are adding in-flight Wi-Fi service to their menu of amenities. The cost for airlines to provide Wi-Fi has dropped as more communications satellites have been placed around the globe, increasing the service’s appeal and profit potential. So soon passengers will be able to stay connected throughout flights on the European continent.

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Homeland Security to Install 340 passport kiosks

The Department of Homeland Security will install 340 passport kiosks nationwide in an effort to speed up entry for international air passengers. Additionally, a program to allow certain passengers to submit their passport and customs information with their smartphones will be rolled out to 20 additional airports by the end of next year.

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American Airlines to Fly 787 on Overseas Routes

American Airlines Group announced plans to fly its Boeing 787 Dreamliners from Dallas to Buenos Aires and Beijing. The fuel-efficient 787 will begin flying the two routes in June. American took delivery of its first 787 in January. The planes will have Wi-Fi and touch-screen in-flight entertainment systems, USB jacks and power outlets at every seat

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