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Direct Travel News Brief

Stay on top of business travel industry news and identify trends that can affect your travel program with the Direct Travel News Brief. A new edition is published every two weeks and includes travel management best practices; airline, hotel and ground transportation news; safety and security alerts; traveler tips; meeting and incentive travel trends; and the latest DT Navigator Blog articles.

June 14, 2022

In This Edition… negative COVID test requirement ends, Canada extends traveler vaccination requirement, airline flight/route updates, AA and Qatar codeshare expands, a refresher on TSA’s liquid... Continue reading

May 31, 2022

In This Edition… the rebound in business travel, flight service updates, Delta’s new cabin, travel to Cuba opens up again, biometric technology for security, Hertz extends loyalty status, new hotel... Continue reading

May 17, 2022

In This Edition… airline flight schedule updates, Air France to launch new business class cabin, United suspends routes due to aircraft shortage and change cancel policy, Delta to open a network of... Continue reading

May 3, 2022

In This Edition… travel outlook survey results, sustainability in travel, airline updates and new flight services, updates on the mask mandate, high-speed trains in Europe, increased car rental... Continue reading

April 19, 2022

In This Edition… mask mandate extension, airline flight expansions, United extends validity of unused tickets, Delta changes SkyMiles loyalty program, updates from the Transportation Security... Continue reading

April 6, 2022

In This Edition… BTN releases its 2022 Corporate Travel Index, expecting a travel boom, airfares increase, new flight services and other airline updates, Apple Wallet ID at the TSA, airline mask... Continue reading

February 8, 2022

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: United edits Wi-Fi structure, new flights service offerings, airlines implement new SAF surcharges, Delta’s new amenity kits, the latest on 5G airport... Continue reading

January 25, 2022

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: 5G rollout effects on travel, flight schedule updates, Delta extends flight credit expirations, sustainable aviation fuel levy, traveling with your COVID-19... Continue reading

January 11, 2022

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: Alaska Airlines cuts schedules, Delta ranks top in on-time performance, Kenya and South African airlines partnership, food and drinks are no longer served on... Continue reading

December 28, 2021

In this edition of the Travel News Brief: President Biden unveiled Omicron plans, Delta asks CDC for a reduction in isolation period, airline flight schedule adjustments, new airline partnerships,... Continue reading