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Revue de la semaine

Last Friday evening, a federal judge ruled to temporarily halt enforcement of Trump’s executive order banning travel to the U.S. from seven predominantly Muslim countries. On February 9, a federal appeals court ruled 3 to 0 to maintain the suspension, selon Le Washington Post.

Yahoo! Nouvelles rapports airlines began allowing blocked travelers back on board shortly after last Friday’s ruling.

Despite the ruling, the initial impact of the travel ban has already been felt, with nearly $185 million in business travel bookings lost in the week following the ban. Uncertainty surrounding the ban will continue to impact both the business travel industry and the economy.

Selon 4Hôteliers, IHG confirmed a card breach impacting a dozen properties nationwide.

Skift rapports airline CEOS are optimistic following a talk with President Trump on air traffic control problems, delays, excessive regulations and foreign competition.

Selon Skift, Dubai’s airport is set to expand thanks to a $3 billion loan. The emirate is developing a second international airport south of the city, as it prepares to host the World Expo in 2020.

Acheter un voyage d'affaires notes budget carrier Wow Air will introduce a business class this year.

Selon ÉTATS-UNIS AUJOURD'HUI, a winter storm in the Northeast U.S. has been causing major disruptions for fliers cette semaine.

Skift Remarques AccorHotels plans to test selling flights on its website beginning this spring.

GBTA announced gold medalist Michael Phelps as a featured speaker at GBTA Convention 2017, July 15-19 in Boston.

Voyage d'affaires Remarques Spirit Airlines is cutting space for carry-on luggage by 25 percent.

Selon Voyage d'affaires, Eurostar will begin a trial scheme to “Priority Check” passengers before they reach the station, similar to TSA’S PreCheck for air travelers.

Voyage d'affaires rapports the UK and India signed an agreement to ease restrictions on the amount of scheduled flights between the two countries.

On Monday, GBTA submitted comments urging the DOT to permanently ban in-flight cell phone calls on planes. You can also submit comments to the DOT through February 13 – we’ve even made it simple by creating a sample comment you can use.

Selon Airport Technology, Amsterdam Airport and KLM have begun testing a new biometric boarding system using facial recognition technology.

Tnooz rapports Booking.com will invest €2 million in travel startups focused on sustainable tourism.

Selon Voyage d'affaires, Air France plans to launch its subsidiary carrier “Boost” this fall.

 

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