With the Coronavirus encroaching on travel plans across the globe, the operations team at AAA Corporate Travel immediately put a plan in motion to manage the mounting disruption that was affecting clients and business travelers. Here are several travel policy options for businesses to consider if they have concerns about employees or groups traveling to international destinations.
Coronavirus travel bans and advisories are expanding by the day. The good news for air travelers is that airlines are being proactive about issuing waivers. Here's a look at the rundown of waivers from the industry’s biggest carriers.
Rail operator Amtrak plans to follow the airline revenue management playbook by adding airline-style restrictions like fees to change tickets less than 14 days before departure and non-refundable fares. The rail operator says the restrictions allow it to offer cheaper 'Saver' fares but has no immediate plans to start charging for bags. The new fare structure began on March 1.
Delta Air Lines has committed $1 billion over the next 10 years on its journey to mitigate all emissions from its global business going forward. The airline will invest in driving innovation, advancing clean air travel technologies, accelerating the reduction of carbon emissions and waste, and establishing new projects to mitigate the balance of emissions.
As concerns about the new coronavirus from China, COVID-19, continue to escalate, many air travelers are taking measures into their own hands to avoid getting sick from germs on an aircraft. Here are a few tips and tricks on how to thoroughly disinfect your airplane seat to minimize germs and the risk of infection.