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The travel industry is still feeling the loss of business customers

Nov 25, 2021
They're a huge source of income — and a full recovery won't happen without them.
Air travel for Thanksgiving this year is expected to be near pre-pandemic levels, but business travel is still lagging behind.
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Business travel will have a slow recovery, report finds

Aug 3, 2021
Deloitte's study predicts that corporate travel, lucrative for the industry, may take years to reach pre-pandemic levels — if it ever does.
Business travel has not rebounded in the ways that personal travel has. And with the spread of coronavirus delta variant, it may be long to recover.
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Leisure travel is back to pre-pandemic levels. But business travel? Not even close.

Jul 5, 2021
The pandemic seems to have taught a lot of businesses that employees don't need to travel as much as they used to.
People walk through a terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) on Jan. 31, 2020 in New York City.
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Business travelers holding back on flying, for now

May 18, 2021
Business travelers are about twice as lucrative for the airlines as leisure fliers
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People are itching to travel again, even for business

Mar 16, 2021
And many of their bosses are eager for them them to travel again, too.
Airlines are reporting increased bookings.
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Will business travel return to normal after the pandemic?

Dec 11, 2020
Those who travel for work make up around 10% of airline passengers, but they account for between half and three-quarters of revenue.
A pilot wears a face covering as he walks through a mostly empty terminal at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, May 5, 2020, in Arlington, Virginia.
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Airlines may need to retool routes with decline in business travel

Aug 26, 2020
They might not send employees on as many trips, even after COVID-19.
Business travelers have outsize influence on airlines, generating around half of the industry's revenues, according to analysts.
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Delta’s earnings show if demand for business travel is growing

Jan 11, 2018
Delta Air Lines released its latest earnings report this morning, sharing just how much money it made during the last few months of 2017. The company beat Wall Street expectations, earning 96 cents per share. The airline has laid out some lofty goals to push its profit margin higher and contain costs this year. The […]

Staying connected while on the go

Apr 29, 2016
Here’s what busy travelers need to know about staying on the phone, and online, while trekking through the country, or the world.
Sometimes, staying online while traveling can be tricky. But there are some easy, affordable options — if you plan ahead.
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Uber has yet to make a real dent in the market for business travelers

Apr 22, 2016
After traveling about 30 miles, Uber can become much more expensive than a car rental.
Uber is continuing to disrupt the automotive world, but not in all markets.
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