The U.S. Justice Department has agreed to allow American Airlines and US Airways to merge and become the world’s largest air carrier, but said they must scale back service in several big cities. The combined company will offer flights to 336 destinations in 56 countries, which it believes will make it more attractive to corporate […]
Last month, President Obama declared a State of National Emergency due to rampant outbreaks of the influenza A (H1N1) virus. However, according to a recent survey by the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE), it is not expected to affect the majority of corporate travel plans. Although 63 percent of the 105 companies surveyed expressed […]
Airline industry woes have dominated news headlines lately, but planners disagree about how this is changing the way they book group tickets. Raul Santa, who works for the non-profit organization Jobs for Progress National, Inc., based in Irving, Texas, says the organization no longer attempts to handle everyone’s flight arrangements for its annual conference.