September 26, 2023

News to Know

How Can Airlines Improve Their Flight Timeliness?

A new study shared by the University at Buffalo explores how airlines can stick to their schedules a little better.

UB Operations Management and Strategy professor Milind Sohoni collaborated with professors at Michigan State University and the University of North Carolina on the study, which took a look at airlines’ on-time performance.

The professors studied 11 years of flights spanning 2005 through 2015, and looked at factors like schedule padding and operational changes.

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This Year’s Airlines With the Most and Least Valuable Points (MARKETWATCH)

FAA Issues Notification Over Fake CFM Engine Parts (SIMPLE FLYING)


Is Travel & Tourism Ready for Mandatory Emissions Reporting? (BTN)


Extended Stay Accomodations Draws Significant Audience Engagement at GBTA Dallas Convention (TRAVEL DAILY NEWS)

Booking to Appeal After EU Vetoes $1.7 bln ETraveli Deal (REUTERS)


New Report: Exploring the Rise of Purposeful Business Travel (SKIFT)

Amadeus and Microsoft to Pilot AI-Generated Travel Assistant (BTN EUROPE)

Special Per Diem Rate for Business Travel Rises (JOURNAL OF ACOUNTANCY)

Industry Spotlight

Register today for the 2023 GBTA WINiT Summit – Bold Women. Bold Voices.

With this year’s Summit theme Bold Women Bold Voices, you won’t want to miss this half day event with motivating keynotes, hosted panels, and inspiring stories of empowerment, resilience, and triumph. Network with the women of the business travel industry, gaining access to expertise that fueled their amazing careers.

This year’s event is on Thursday, October 26th in Brooklyn, New York.

Registration and networking start at 11:30 AM, followed by our Bold Women Bold Voices agenda through 4 PM ET.

Registration: $299.00 USD for all attendees.



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The GBTA Canada Business Travel Forums are meticulously crafted, one-and-a-half-day programs taking place in two dynamic Canadian cities: Calgary and Toronto. These forums are strategically designed to provide you with indispensable knowledge, profound insights, and cutting-edge education tailored to address the challenges and opportunities within our ever-evolving industry.

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Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Armenia - As of Sept. 25, further protests likely in Yerevan, Armenia, in the coming days. Heightened security, disruptions likely; clashes possible.

India - Activists plan strikes in Bengaluru, India, Sept. 26, across Karnataka State Sept. 29; curfew imposed in Bengaluru. Further protests likely.

Italy - Unionized public transport workers plan to strike across Italy, Sept. 29; transport service disruptions likely.

Laos, Thailand and Vietnam - TD 13W tracking westward across Thua Thien Hue Province, Vietnam, early Sept. 26. Adverse weather to persist through Sept. 28.

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September 25, October 3, 9

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October 11

GBTA Southern Africa Conference 2023 October 25

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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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New Episode of the Business of Travel is Live! 🎧🎤 Check out this clip from: There is Power in Women Supporting Each Other in the Workplace Having programs for women in the workplace is considered table stakes for most companies, but in order to drive meaningful progress, more needs to be done Cynthia Barnes and Jennifer Miranda from American Airlines discuss their experiences and the benefits from being a part of their company’s...

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GBTA Career Spotlight

Accounts Receivable Coordinator
Alexandria, Virginia (Remote)

The AR Coordinator is a member of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) finance department. This position requires 2-5 years of accounting experience with excellent communication skills, organizational skills, and will be responsible for coordinating all Billing, A/R, and collection needs...

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