Questex Hospitality + Travel today previewed some of the worlds foremost luxury travel suppliers and sponsors scheduled to participate in its 2014 Luxury Travel Exchange International (LTX), to be held Dec. 9-11 at The Palazzo in Las Vegas.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced progress in the implementation of Fast Travel in the Asia-Pacific region. Qantas Airways has achieved Platinum status for Fast Travel implementation, while Narita International Airport Corporation has engaged IATA to conduct a study on the implementation of Fast Travel at Tokyos Narita Airport.
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 384,478 workers in August 2014, 1.0 percent more than in August 2013, the U.S. Department of Transportations Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today. August was the ninth consecutive month that full-time equivalent (FTE) employment for U.S. scheduled passenger airlines was higher than the same month of the previous year.
Following a disastrous 2014 winter travel season that saw 136,649 flights cancelled across the U.S., according to FlightView data, travelers want airlines, agents and travel management companies to completely revamp how they manage major travel disruptions.
The new codeshare agreement, the fourth for the California-based airline, involves China Airlines placing its two-letter airline code (CI) on a range of Virgin America markets including flights between Los Angeles and/or San Francisco to Boston, Chicago, Dallas Love Field, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Newark, New York (JFK), Seattle and Washington Dulles (IAD).