All posts by Shane Downey

More Airport Taxes Just Won’t Fly

GBTA Urges Congress to Reject a PFC Increase
Currently, some in Congress want to double the current Passenger Facility Charge (PFC), and others even want to remove the cap altogether, meaning airports would be able to increase the PFC as much as they want. Today, GBTA joined Travelers United, Americans for Tax Reform and Airlines for America in opposition…

Potential Return of Long Security Lines Loom Large If Changes Aren’t Made

This spring as the busy summer travel season approached, long security lines at airports were becoming a serious issue. People were being asked to arrive at the airport earlier and earlier as wait times continued to swell. An influx of funding, collaboration between TSA with airports and airlines and increased enrollment in TSA PreCheck helped

GBTA’s Rules of the Road

In May, GBTA launched its new Rules of the Road designed to optimize business travel. The guiding principles that make up the Rules of the Road will help to make the global travel systems safer, more secure, more reliable and a better place to conduct and facilitate business. Check out the interactive capsule below to get

Senator Amy Klobuchar Talks Benefits of Cuba with GBTA Members

Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) spoke this afternoon at the 14th Annual GBTA Legislative Symposium, an event that brings business travel professionals to Washington, D.C. to meet with lawmakers to share opinions on key industry issues. Senator Klobuchar spoke positively about the FAA bill passing in the Senate, which was received by applause. She spoke passionately

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