Research & Insights

Key Trends We Predict Will Impact Air Travel in 2020

Looking to 2020, it can seem that the only thing we can be certain of is uncertainty. With increased economic and geopolitical volatility ahead, it is more important than ever…

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The Air Monitor 2020 from American Express Global Business Travel

Developed by GBT’s Global Business Consulting team, the Air Monitor is GBT’s annual air price forecast, backed up by analysis of the trends that are driving fares. The 2020 edition…

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The Cost of Stranded Business Travelers

There are few more frustrating experiences for business travelers than getting stranded because of a cancelled or heavily delayed flight. Industry statics reveal the problem is growing more acute, and…

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How Corporate Travel Programs Can Combat Airline Ancillary Fees

According to a newly released report by IdeaWorks and CarTrawler, airlines were on track to make nearly $93 billion worldwide in 2018 on the ancillary fees they charge for things…

Travel Tips & Trends

Flight Delayed or Cancelled? We’re Here to Help!

Whether they are a result of Mother Nature, mechanical issues or airport traffic, flight delays and cancellations are a part of the travel experience (especially during the busy holiday season)….

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Study: The Evolution of Air Distribution: How Will It Impact Your Travel Programme?

Over the last year, there has been a lot of talk about New Distribution Capability (NDC), the technology standard that the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has put forth as…

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Airline Terminology 101: A Guide to Decoding Aviation Lingo

There seems to be some confusion surrounding terms the airline industry uses. For instance, many people believe “nonstop” and “direct” flights are the same thing. They are not. Neither are…

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The Latest Airport Security Measures Being Tested Around the World

As we’ve reported in the Atlas last year, airports across the world have been introducing a slew of biometric tools and other technology to improve security and expedite long lines….

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Premium Economy: The Not-So-New Cabin That May Begin to Impact Corporate Travel Policies

The question posed in the headline of a recent Telegraph article caught our attention: “The Death of Business Class? The Rise and Rise of Premium Economy,” it read. Sure, premium…

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The World’s Top 10 Airports Where You Won’t Mind Being Stranded

Now we’re not saying corporate travelers ever hope for a flight delay or layover, but there are a few airports they certainly wouldn’t mind being stuck in. The airport-ranking site…