Sepmtember 11, 2023

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How Traveling for Work Has Changed

It's a new world and it forces many companies to reconsider and revise travel strategies and policies.

The COVID pandemic caused many changes in the workplace and travelling for work has also changed, so much so that people say work travel now means more work than ever. Inflation seems to be the main culprit as it has not only shaken global economies but also fundamentally changed the landscape of business travel.

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Airlines Scramble to Identify and Remove Bogus Spare Parts (MY BROADBAND)

UK Researchers Start Using AI for Air Traffic Control (FINANCIAL TIMES)

Brisbane Airport Looks to Drive Further International Recovery (CENTRE FOR AVIATION)

Airlines Near Pre-Covid Level - Association (STANDARD MEDIA)

Huge Growth: Turkish Airlines Has 82% More Summer US Flights Than Before COVID (SIMPLE FLYING)


How Aviation Can Cut Emissions by 2035 Using SAF and Existing Tech (FORBES)

Biden Administration to Delay Aviation Fuel Subsidy Guidance Until December, Sources Say (REUTERS)


Rail and Bus to Drive Next Phase of Growth for India’s Online Travel Platforms (SKIFT)

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STEM and financial services have historically been disproportionately male dominated fields, and not typical feeders into the travel industry. As more women follow this career path, however, we look to three leaders who have set their own trajectories in the corporate travel industry, leveraging their strategic and technical backgrounds.

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Building the Next Generation of Business Travel Professionals

Engaging the Workforce of the Future

As a part of the GBTA Foundation's People Pillar, the Ladders program provides the emerging business travel professional a unique and inspiring opportunity to learn from leading industry expert mentors in a competition-based team environment.

Now Recruiting for Ladders Season 10

The deadline for interested mentees to apply to be a part of Season 10 is 30 September 2023.

The Season 9 Cohort hosted representatives from 13 countries worldwide. Ladders is hoping to expand even further in Season 10 to include ideas and innovation from our global membership.

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Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Mali - Authorities to impose 20:00-06:00 curfew in Gao Region, Mali, through at least Oct. 9. Heightened security, disruptions likely.

Morocco - Additional damage and deaths following magnitude-6.8 earthquake in Chichaoua Province, Morocco, late Sept. 8.

Nepal - Ongoing customs strike at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, Sept. 11. Disruptions possible through at least Sept. 13.

Singapore - Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix 2023 to occur Sept. 15-17; road closures in place Sept. 13-19. Tight security, transport disruptions likely.

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GBTA APAC Conference 2023 - Singapore
September 19 - 20

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September 20

GBTA Conference 2023 Milano
October 5

Advanced Priniciples of Business Travel Management
October 5, 12, 19, 26

GBTA + VDR Europe Conference 2023 – Hamburg
November 14 - 16

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