The untapped travel and expense opportunity for finance teams – more than eight in ten finance executives say processes can be improved

While it may be no surprise that nearly all finance executives say travel and expense (T&E) claims are essential to their business, a large majority…..

Virgin Atlantic bids farewell to the ‘Flying Lady’ as new ‘Flying Icons’ debut on its new A350 fleet

A week ahead of the hotly anticipated unveiling of Virgin Atlantic’s new Upper Class business product for its future Airbus A350-1000 fleet, the airline has…..

Traveller satisfaction makes it to the top of travel managers’ priority lists – well, maybe not yet?

Corporate travel managers’ priority lists are getting longer, as new technologies and industry standards lead to irreversible shifts in the corporate travel landscape. Topics such…..

Upgrading to first class travel? There is an app for that!

Travellers on the UK’s East Coast mainline railway have been able to bid for seat upgrades for some time thanks to travel technology company Seatfrog……

Dynamic hotel sourcing – a real alternative to RFPs?

Negotiating hotel rates is often overshadowed by air contracting, the biggest single travel category corporate buyers generally deal with. However, dynamic hotel sourcing is increasingly…..

Asia Pacific destinations dominate world’s busiest domestic and international air markets

A new study from aviation intelligence provider OAG has highlighted the increasingly important role the Asian market is having on global air connectivity. OAG’s Busiest…..

Social impact in the travel and aviation industry – gender diversity, Indigenous affairs, environment and more

As customers, employees, suppliers and society at large begins to place increasing importance on corporate social responsibility, corporate leaders have started to implement practises which…..

Travellers are spoiled for choice as Chinese carriers pursue rapid long-haul expansion

Chinese airlines are pursuing rapid long-haul expansion, in particular opening up attractively priced premium cabin options for corporate travellers. They have launched more than 30…..

Beyond the new reality – IATA confident of hitting its 20:20 NDC vision

The next year is a key period for IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) standard as the association’s “Leaderboard” airlines work towards a goal of having…..

British Airways and Norwegian are enjoying a merry dance on the trans-Atlantic

A recent blog post by aviation intelligence provider OAG provides some interesting insight into the trans-Atlantic market between the United Kingdom and North America and…..