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Mobile Passport Will Get You Through Customs and Immigration in Under 60 Seconds

Around the Condé Nast Traveler offices, not having Global Entry is a badge of shame. What kind of travel editor wouldn’t want to make re-entering the U.S. as easy and seamless as possible? Well, this kind. Six years after the official launch of Global Entry, which includes the security-line-skirting PreCheck membership, I still haven’t ponied…
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Corporates’ Visibility & Control of Out-of-Policy Expenses

Over three-quarters of travel programs search expense reports for out-of-policy expenses, according to a Global Business Travel Association and AirPlus International survey between Jan. 17 and Feb. 1, 2018 of 163 U.S.-based travel managers, travel buyers and procurement officers who had at least some input into decisions about payment solutions providers and policies. Here's more…
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Philippine Airlines to Introduce Non-Stop Flights from New York to Manila

Philippine Airlines announced plans for non-stop service linking New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Manila. The move comes after the airline began one-stop service in 2015 after a 17-year hiatus on flights to the New York area. The Philippine flag carrier will launch service on October 29, 2018. Service from Ninoy Aquino Manila…
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Southwest Airlines to Stop Serving Peanuts

Beginning next month Southwest Airlines will stop serving peanuts on all flights. Responding to numerous incidents of severe reactions to nut allergies mid-flight, the airline will ditch the packaged snacks. "Peanuts forever will be part of Southwest's history and DNA," the airline said. "However, to ensure the best on-board experience for everyone, especially for customers…
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