Business travel budgets rising as firms use 2019 as spending benchmark -CWT

Business travel budgets rising as firms use 2019 as spending benchmark -CWT

A meeting room outfitted with airtight glass panels is pictured at short-stay facility [email protected], a complex of hotel rooms and meeting halls near the airport which will welcome business “bubble” travelers from March, as part of the city-state’s effort to resume international meetings and conferences amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Singapore February 22, … Read more

US airlines commit to providing meals, hotel rooms for extended delays they caused

US airlines commit to providing meals, hotel rooms for extended delays they caused

Passengers use self check-in machines as they travel from John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York City, US, July 2, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Major US airlines told the US Transportation Department (USDOT) they will provide meals for customers delayed … Read more

Transportation M&A nightmare worth the trip

Transportation M&A nightmare worth the trip

JetBlue Airways aircraft are pictured at departure gates at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York June 15, 2013. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Aug 8 (Reuters Breakingviews) – With transportation deals, as in life, it’s not the destination but the journey. Canadian Pacific Railway’s (CP.TO) plan to … Read more

Insurers ready $50 mln Ukraine grain cargo cover as first ship sails

Insurers ready $50 mln Ukraine grain cargo cover as first ship sails

A Ukrainian serviceman stands in front of silos of grain from Odesa Black Sea port, before the shipment of grain as the government of Ukraine awaits signal from UN and Turkey to start grain shipments, amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, in Odesa, Ukraine July 29, 2022. REUTERS/Nacho Doce/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access … Read more

Singapore Airlines swings to profit as passenger traffic improves

Singapore Airlines swings to profit as passenger traffic improves

Singapore Airlines planes sit on the tarmac at Changi Airport in Singapore November 16, 2021. REUTERS/Caroline Chia/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 28 (Reuters) – Singapore Airlines (SIA) (SIAL.SI) swung to a first-quarter net profit of S$370 million ($268 million), it said on Thursday, after a fourteenfold increase in … Read more

Taiwan’s China Airlines eyes A330 replacement, future freighter options

Taiwan's China Airlines eyes A330 replacement, future freighter options

A China Airlines Cargo plane taxis at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport in Taoyuan, Taiwan, January 7, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 28 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s China Airlines Ltd (2610.TW) is “actively” looking at options to replace its aging fleet of 22 Airbus SE (AIR.PA) A330 widebodies … Read more

Emirates airline sees air travel equilibrium in 2023

Emirates airline sees air travel equilibrium in 2023

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 18 (Reuters) – The president of Dubai’s Emirates, which has clashed with London’s Heathrow over the introduction of a capacity cap, said on Monday a disrupted air travel industry would return to equilibrium in 2023 and must “tough it out “until then. Tim Clark, speaking at an event at the Farnborough Airshow, … Read more

Boeing cuts 20-year industrywide outlook for planes

Boeing cuts 20-year industrywide outlook for planes

Signage for Boeing is seen on a trade pavilion at Farnborough International Airshow in Farnborough, Britain, July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, July 17 (Reuters) – US airplane maker Boeing Co trimmed its projected industrywide demand for airplanes over the next 20 years, but said … Read more

US completes refund probes into 10 airlines, plans enforcement actions

US completes refund probes into 10 airlines, plans enforcement actions

WASHINGTON, July 10 (Reuters) – US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said on Sunday the government has completed 10 investigations into airlines over passenger refund-related issues. “We’ll collaborate with airlines when they’re ready to take steps that are positive and proactive, whether that’s improvements in pay that are helping with hiring or flexibility in customer service,” … Read more

Turkey tightens rules on pilots leaving to work for foreign airlines

Turkey tightens rules on pilots leaving to work for foreign airlines

A Turkish Airlines Airbus A321neo plane lands at the city’s new Istanbul Airport in Istanbul, Turkey, April 6, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ISTANBUL, July 8 (Reuters) – The Turkish civil aviation authority is tightening conditions covering Turkish pilots who resign and move abroad to work for … Read more