Research & Insights

The Air Monitor 2019 from American Express Global Business Travel

This report, exploring and analyzing key factors that will affect your air travel buying in 2019, is produced by the Global Business Consulting team. It is one of a series designed by our consultants 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…

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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…

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Consolidating Air Contracts: Balancing Coverage and Value

By Andrew Wimpenny, Maria Agudo and Hank Rempelt Consolidation in air travel has been around for the last two decades. In the past 10 years, megamergers reduced nine large U.S….

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Air Travel Forecast 2018

What is the outlook for air travel in 2018? According to our newly released Global Business Travel Forecast, demand is rapidly expanding on a global level. Yet, while fares are…

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6 Ways To Survive The Busy Air Travel Season

The airport during the holiday season resembles a high-traffic tourist destination, like Times Square in New York City or the Mong Kok district in Hong Kong. You have your veterans…

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Our 2017 Business Traveler Gift Guide

From the stress of getting from Point A to Point B to all the nights spent away from the comforts of your own home, business travel can become a grind…

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New Airport Security Measures Take Effect on All U.S.-Bound Flights

From the in-cabin laptop ban imposed in March (and lifted in July) to the temporary ban restricting travel from six countries that took effect in June and most recently Trump’s…