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WEEKLY CORPORATE TRAVEL DECEMBER 7 2018

Southwest Airlines Raises Domestic Fares

In anticipation of rising operating costs, Southwest Airlines has increased domestic airfares by $2 to $5 one-way. The number of fares affected by the slight price hike stands at around 90,000, according to JPMorgan Chase & Co. analyst Jamie Baker.

US and UK Reach New Air Travel Agreement for Post-Brexit Era

The United States and the United Kingdom reached an accord on a new open skies agreement that will govern air travel between the two after Britain exits the European Union, the two countries said on Wednesday.

Why So Many Airlines Are Shedding First Class

Have you noticed that first-class cabins are shrinking, and in some cases have disappeared entirely?

Yellow Cab and Uber and Lyft new Surcharge to Go Into Effect January 1 in NYC

A $2.50 congestion fee will go into effect on all New York City taxis as well as rides with ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft for trips south of 96th Street in Manhattan.

Alaska Airlines Launches New Saver Fares

Alaska Airlines is the latest carrier to jump on the Basic Economy bandwagon. The airline plans to introduce a budget fare that resembles the options that are already available from larger carriers in the United States.

Business Travelers Warm to Ride Sharing, Not Room Sharing

Business travelers have been quick to adopt ride sharing with Uber and Lyft over traditional taxi cabs, but employers still prefer hotels to Airbnbs, a new report says.

Priority Pass Adds Six New Locations

Priority Pass is on a spree when it comes to adding lounges and eateries to its network. The lounge provider is adding six new facilities to its existing network of more than 1,200 locations across the globe.

Putting a Price Tag on Flight Disruptions

Travel buyers frequently talk about the cost of flight disruptions to their companies, but by digging through his company's data, Genentech U.S. travel program senior procurement manager Daryl Keiper can confidently put a price tag on it: $3 million.

United Unveils Paine Field Schedule

United Airlines on March 31 will begin service at Paine Field, an alternative to Seattle-Tacoma Airport. Tickets are on sale for flights to San Francisco (four times daily) and Denver (twice daily).


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