Articles tagged “air travel”

Travel Agents

One-Way Airplane Ticket Sales Are Way Up — Here’s Why

Travel advisors don't love booking one-way flights for customers due to the additional work it entails. But the practice will continue to boom if airfares don't drop and airlines don't expand their flight schedules.

One-Way Airplane Ticket Sales Are Way Up — Here’s Why

News Blog

Memorial Day Air Travelers Top 13 Million, Still Shy of 2019

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened 13.4 million people over the five-day Memorial Day holiday weekend travel period. That is the highest number since 2019, when TSA screened 14.4 million people over the same period. https://twitter.com/TSA/status/1531591623632617474 But while travel demand came back strong as expected, it was not an easy weekend to fly. U.S.…

Coronavirus

Travel Industry Struggles With Sluggish Adoption of Real ID Driver’s Licenses

The bliss of finally being able to travel is making people oblivious to the Real ID requirement, which has been extended twice, and is now just around the corner. For travel advisors, it simply adds more to the pile of potential things that can go wrong.

Travel Industry Struggles With Sluggish Adoption of Real ID Driver’s Licenses

Airlines

Air India Bans Agents From Selling Canada Tickets Over Gouging

At a time when India has just resumed scheduled commercial flights to international destinations, agents wonder whether the Air India ban against them is an ill-timed move — or a well-timed one.

Air India Bans Agents From Selling Canada Tickets Over Gouging

Airlines

Former Airbus Defense Chief to Take Over as Volocopter CEO

In its race against companies like Lilium, Joby Aviation and Airbus to have the first flying taxi certified by regulators, Volocopter has now recruited former Airbus defense chief Dirk Hoke to take over as CEO.

Former Airbus Defense Chief to Take Over as Volocopter CEO

Coronavirus

The Domestic Routes That Saw Huge Gains in the Worst Year Ever for Airlines: All in Asia

The fact that the most traveled domestic routes for 2020 were all in Asia reflects some sort of success in containing Covid-19 on the continent despite continuing challenges.

The Domestic Routes That Saw Huge Gains in the Worst Year Ever for Airlines: All in Asia

Airlines

Is Buy-Now, Pay-Later the Future of the Travel Recovery?

Deferred payment models are nothing new, but as travel recovers, airlines and others in travel need to find innovative ways to accept payments. It's far from certain that this payment model will help speed up a recovery, or prove to be another huge burden for customers.

Is Buy-Now, Pay-Later the Future of the Travel Recovery?

Airline Weekly

U.S. Airport Traffic Drops in January Amid Covid Surge and Slow Vaccine Rollouts

U.S. Airport Traffic Drops in January Amid Covid Surge and Slow Vaccine Rollouts

Airlines

Transportation Will Play Vital Role in Pandemic Recovery, Buttigieg Vows During Hearing

Confirmation hearings can be contentious, but Thursday's hearing to confirm Pete Buttigieg as the nation's first open LGBTQ cabinet member seemed more like a gathering of old friends. But Buttigieg was clear: transportation can play a leading role in bringing the country back.

Transportation Will Play Vital Role in Pandemic Recovery, Buttigieg Vows During Hearing

Airlines

CEOs From Air France and Ryanair See Different Flight Paths to a Travel Recovery

There's a fascinating difference of opinion between the top bosses of Air France and Ryanair on competitiveness, fairness, and the value of testing at airports.

CEOs From Air France and Ryanair See Different Flight Paths to a Travel Recovery