The U.S. Department of Transportations Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported last week that U.S. airlines systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service load factor a measure of the use of airline capacity was 83.0 percent in January, unchanged from December, seasonally adjusted.
Passenger satisfaction lifts 2.9 percent for airlines, historically one of the lowest-scoring categories tracked by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Airlines reach an ACSI benchmark of 71 on a scale of 0 to 100 for 2015approaching the categorys peak score of 72 in 1994. Nevertheless, airlines remain among ACSIs bottom four categories, ahead of only Internet service providers, subscription television and health insurance.
Travelzoo Inc., a global Internet media company, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015, with revenue of $36.5 million, a decrease of 9% year-over-year. Net income was $1.9 million, with diluted earnings per share of $0.13, down from $0.31 in the prior-year period.
The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) today unveiled its first of several panels in an exciting line-up of speakers for the upcoming GBTA Convention 2015, July 25-29 in Orlando, Florida: Future of the Distribution Landscape.
Rob joins Karin Sciavilla, COO, Magnus Nyström, CTO and Bojan Jokic, CEO as the latest addition to Eptecas impressive senior leadership group. As CCO, Rob will focus on strategy and direction in areas such as product and revenue development, on the vendor side of Eptecas marketplace ecosystem.
Viking Ocean Cruises today announced its first ship, Viking Star, has embarked on her maiden voyage from Istanbul to Venice, thus launching the travel industry's first entirely new cruise line in a decade.
This week the aircraft cabin of the future can be experienced at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany. Seven of the world's smartest ideas for the aircraft cabin were awarded on Tuesday, April 14th with the 'Cabin Oscar' - the Chrystal Cabin Award.
United Airlines this spring will give United Economy customers on long-haul international flights an all-new, high-quality in-flight dining experience, designed to offer travelers flavorful, complimentary meals with more substantial portions, complimentary beer and wine and a new option to purchase premium snacks.
A new whitepaper from ALTOUR, a leading travel solutions provider with more than $1.7B of industry leverage, and The BTN Group, found travel industry professionals are hungry for change in the managed travel purchasing process.