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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.

August 9, 2022

In This Edition… airline ticket prices drop, reducing traveller wait times at Canadian airports, airline flight service updates, new airline partnerships, assessing airplane seat size, improving... Continue reading

July 26, 2022

In This Edition… Canada re-establishes mandatory random testing, airline forecasting, new flight services and partnerships, Alaska Air to implement electronic bag technology, Delta orders Boeing 737... Continue reading

July 12, 2022

In This Edition… flight service additions and cancellations, the mechanics of sustainable business travel, SAS files for bankruptcy, TSA and European officials agree on streamlined airport security,... Continue reading

June 28, 2022

In This Edition… BTN’s travel buyer handbook, IRS increases mileage rate, airlines trim schedules, flight service updates, Delta expands codeshare with Kenya Airways, American launches Mobile ID at... Continue reading

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