Daily News Brief – August 4, 2020

GBTA Calls on Congress to Take Action on Expanded Relief for Distressed Business Travel Industry
GBTA Calls on Congress to Take Action on Expanded Relief for Distressed Business Travel Industry Group requests expanded COVID-19 testing and SBA relief funding to restore the health of the $1.4 trillion business travel industry As the U.S. Congress negotiates a new coronavirus relief package for individuals and businesses, GBTA…

GBTA Calls on Congress to Take Action on Expanded Relief for Distressed Business Travel Industry

Group requests expanded COVID-19 testing and SBA relief funding to restore the health of the $1.4 trillion business travel industry
Alexandria, VA - As the U.S. Congress negotiates a new coronavirus relief package for individuals and businesses, the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the leading voice of business travel worldwide – has called on Congressional leadership to enact measures to renew business travelers’ confidence and to curb the devastating…

Daily News Brief – August 3, 2020

U.S. Reaches $2.1 Billion Deal with Sanofi, GlaxoSmithKline for COVID-19 Vaccine Push
U.S. Reaches $2.1 Billion Deal with Sanofi, GlaxoSmithKline for COVID-19 Vaccine Push The federal government has reached a deal worth up to $2.1 billion with drugmakers Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline as part of Operation Warp Speed, the Trump administration's push to have a coronavirus vaccine widely available by early 2021. The money…

Daily News Brief – July 31, 2020

Three Global Airline Alliances Come Together to Assure Customer Well-Being While Flying
Three Global Airline Alliances Come Together to Assure Customer Well-Being While Flying Three global airline alliances, that collectively represent more than fifty per cent of the world’s passenger air traffic, have partnered together to highlight the measures airlines are adopting to assure the well-being of customers while travelling. With their…

Daily News Brief – July 30, 2020

COVID-19 Testing Is Critical to Restart Travel Safely
COVID-19 Testing Is Critical to Restart Travel Safely GBTA Urges the EU to Boost Testing Capabilities (BRUSSLES, BELGIUM) As the travel industry braces for a second COVID-19 wave, GBTA, the Global Business Travel Association, calls for widening testing capabilities and requirements across the EU as a better alternative to blanket…

COVID-19 Testing is Critical to Restart Travel Safely:

GBTA Urges the EU to Boost Testing Capabilities
Brussels, Belgium (29 July 2020) – As the travel industry braces for a second Covid-19 wave, GBTA, the Global Business Travel Association, calls for widening testing capabilities and requirements across the EU as a better alternative to blanket travel restrictions.   “Sudden and unilateral shifts in government response, such as…

Daily News Brief – July 29, 2020

What Airports Are Doing to Welcome Travelers Back
What Airports Are Doing to Welcome Travelers Back Richard Golinowski is swimming in hand sanitizer. The vice president of operations support at the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which operates Washington National and Dulles International airports, is on target to soon have more than 700 hand-sanitizer stations throughout the facilities, one…

Daily News Brief – July 28, 2020

The World’s Biggest Coronavirus Vaccine Study Begins, A U.S. Trial That Will Include 30,000 People to See If the Shots Really Work
The World’s Biggest Coronavirus Vaccine Study Begins, A U.S. Trial That Will Include 30,000 People to See If the Shots Really Work The world’s biggest Covid-19 vaccine study got underway Monday with the first of 30,000 planned volunteers helping to test shots created by the U.S. government — one of several…

Daily News Brief – July 27, 2020

How Long Are You Contagious with COVID-19 Coronavirus? Here’s a CDC Update
How Long Are You Contagious with COVID-19 Coronavirus? Here’s a CDC Update The CDC is now saying that if you have mild-to-moderate COVID-19, keep yourself isolated from other people for at least 10 days after you first noticed symptoms. You can discontinue this isolation after the 10-day mark if you…
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