March 15, 2023

News to Know

Keeping Safety First: A Statistical Analysis of Commercial Aviation Accidents

The safety of our products and the people who fly or operate them has always been the number one priority for Airbus. Compiling and analysing data of the incidents and accidents which occurred helps to contribute to improving the safety of our products by identifying trends or emerging threats that can be acted upon to prevent accidents from happening.

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Bomb Threat Grounds Singapore Airlines Flight (SIMPLE FLYING)

Innovative Aviation Ideas Shortlisted for 2023’s Crystal Cabin Awards (CNN)

Supercomputers Will Take a Leading Role in the Future of Aviation (AEROSPACE TESTING INTERNATIONAL)


Successful Test Flight of Hydrogen-Powered Plane Gives Sustainable Aviation a Lift (EURONEWS)

Corporates Urged to Create ‘Credible’ Plans to Cut Flight Emissions (BTN EUROPE)


Cvent to Be Acquired By Blackstone in a Billion Dollar Transaction (4HOTELIERS)

How American Express and Microsoft’s New AI-powered Solution Facilitates Business Travel Payments (TEAR SHEET)

How to Navigate a Business Trip During Rail Strikes in the UK? (DEV DISCOURSE)

Industry Spotlight

GBTA Sustainability Summit
Build a Greener Future for Business Travel

June 13 | Washington, D.C.

The GBTA Foundation invites you to the 2nd global Sustainability Summit on building a greener future for business travel. Join us for this must-attend event that brings together experts, industry, and policy leaders to outline concrete solutions. The early bird discount ends on March 30.

Save up to 70% when you bundle your registration with the GBTA Legislative Summit.

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GBTA Conference 2023 – Hamburg in Partnership with VDR
Justify your Attendance Registration is Opening Soon

Registration is opening soon for GBTA Conference 2023 – Hamburg in Partnership with VDR. This year’s event will feature even more of the rich educational content on the industry’s most pressing topics that our attendees have come to expect. Take the next step in your career by engaging with your peers and learning from the world’s best and brightest industry experts.

Download the template here to help justify your attendance at GBTA Conference 2023 – Hamburg in Partnership with VDR. Showcase the value provided by the conference to you and your team by editing the fields in the attached document and printing or emailing it to your supervisor.

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Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Canada - Adverse winter weather forecast across eastern Canada through March 15. Hazardous travel conditions likely.

Greece - Further protests likely in Greece through mid-March in reaction to fatal train collision in Tempi. Multi-sector strike planned for March 16.

Indonesia - Tight security likely in Dekai, Yahukimo Regency, Papua, Indonesia, through end-March due to security incidents. Flight disruptions ongoing.

Israel - Activists call for an anti-government protest near Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, March 15.

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Upcoming Events

How Travel Managers Will Succeed in 2023
March 22
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

GBTA Sustainability Summit
June 13

GBTA Legislative Summit
June 14 - 15

GBTA Convention 2023
Aug 13 - 15

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Demand Generation Specialist

This role will coordinate and implement B2B marketing projects for GBTA. This position will successfully work with the Sales and Marketing teams to execute and measure marketing campaigns. Objectives include generating leads and increasing brand awareness for B2B marketing products. Learn More

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