Central London's new Crossrail train service will finally be launching some routes in the spring. Crossrail is expected to have trains running between Heathrow and Paddington Station by March of 2020. The journey will take between 24 and 30 minutes and is a much cheaper option for passengers compared to Heathrow Express.
International SOS, a medical and travel-security assistance company, has released its Travel Risk Outlook 2020, a forecast detailing concerns for the coming year. As part of the forecast, the organization named the "Top 10 Health and Security Risks 2020", as selected by the Travel Management Council. These risks are those facing travel managers and their organizations.
That boarding pass is your ticket through airport security and the departure gate so, naturally, you keep it safe until you’re on the plane. What do you do with that slip of paper after takeoff could be a gift to hackers, say cybersecurity experts. It's a laundry list of things hackers need to take over a frequent flyer account.
Delta extended its record-long reign at the top of BTN's Airline Survey, earning the top overall score from corporate travel buyers and agents for the ninth consecutive year and once again, leading in every individual category measured in the survey. United easily maintained its second place rating from last year, as American Airlines and Southwest Airlines remained in third and fourth place, respectively.
Now just before the holiday travel rush the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has teamed up with ride-share app Via to offer a new affordable option for leaving the airport. For just a $15 flat-rate fee, arriving passengers can take a car pool ride to any destination in Manhattan, Brooklyn, or Queens. The service, called LGA Connect, is currently in a pilot program phase and available for passengers arriving in Terminals C and D.