This weeks Buyer Discussion webinar, 'The Realities of a Future Business Trip,' was sponsored by Deem and brought together several diverse travel buyer panelists to share key strategies on how they are supporting essential and business-critical travel within their organizations.
Increased Capacity Drives Stronger Revenues and Lower CASM
President's Theme for 2021 is 'Passion for Tourism and Professional Pride for Skål'
Gloria Guevara, WTTC President & CEO, said: The opening of air corridors between the UK and the Canary Islands, the Greek island of Mykonos and the Maldives is great news for British holidaymakers and a boost for the hard-pressed Travel & Tourism sector.
The 10 marketing network carriers reported 370,859 scheduled domestic flights in July 2020 compared to 237,264 flights in June 2020 and 717,684 flights in July 2019. Of those 370,859 scheduled flights, 0.8%, 2,926 flights, were canceled.
U.S. and foreign airlines carried 5.9% less cargo by weight (preliminary) between the U.S. and foreign points in August 2020 than in August 2019, despite a 10.5% rise in cargo between the U.S. and Asia, according to data filed with the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) by 33 large air carriers. The decline in August was larger than the 3.8% (revised) drop from July 2019 to July 2020.
Close to 150 Sailings, 17 Maiden Ports of Call, 105 Overnight Calls and Over 350 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Alaska Air Group announced today the appointment of Jessie J. Knight, Jr. to the company's board of directors, effective immediately. He previously served on the board from 2002 to 2017. Knight will also join the boards of directors of the company's airline subsidiaries Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Horizon Air Industries, Inc.
Travel AI capabilities will be infused across Sabres technology platform to power the future of personalized travel – Advancements achieved as part of Sabre and Googles Innovation Framework, a strategic partnership to create the future of travel
Following the news that Cathay Pacific Airways is cutting over 5,000 jobs in Hong Kong and closing Cathay Dragon brand, Animesh Kumar, Director of Travel and Tourism Consulting at GlobalData offers his view.