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The Early History of Aviation

As we continue our Throwback Thursday series, we take a look at the history of aviation and what its meant for business travel. While the names Orville and Wilber Wright jump to mind when you think of the beginning of aviation, it was Leonardo Da Vinci who is credited with some of the earliest studies of the possibility of flight. While he never constructed it, here is a drawing from 1490 of his plans for a “flying machine”.

REAL ID Update

Today, the Department of Homeland Security Secretary, Jeh Johnson, delivered a statement on the final phase of implementation for the REAL ID Act. Many have worried that Phase 4 – stopping a person with a non-compliant ID from boarding an airplane – is just days away. That is not the case, however. In fact, travelers will

UK Offers New Expedited Entry Program

*Updated – November 3, 2015, 11:30AM* U.S. Customs and Border Protection made its official announcement today about the expansion of Global Entry to UK citizens. UK citizens can register for Global Entry beginning December 3. Read the full release from CBP and see the latest coverage from Tom Newcombe of Buying Business Travel.  Are you a

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