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Business travel news roundup

Here are the stories that caught my eye in the last week or so…. Tips on managing a problem very familiar to business travelers. How to Function at Work Without Sleep. via@Corporette This is scary.  New terrorist laptop bombs may evade airport security, intel sources say.  via @CNNTravel This article has some good tips. How to…

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Impressive airline quality rating for Delta

The annual Airline Quality Rating (AQR) was recently released which looks at airline performances in twelve major categories.  They look at on-time percentage, customer complaints, mishandled baggage, and involuntary denied boardings (such as an oversold flight).  The numbers are  compared to previous years, broken down individually by airline, and then compared overall as a stack…

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Ryanair up to their old tricks

Last week word got out that Ryanair, which is a large discount airline in Europe, was going to have seats available for less than $15 each way for flights to the US.  Fifteen dollars! It was said to have been approved by Ryanair’s board, but would take several years before available.  The airline would make…

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Delta announces five-tiered seating plan. Is it good for business travelers?

Delta Air Lines announced a rebrand of its cabin options on Monday, which includes an overhaul of its economy and enhanced economy service. Delta says they made this change to tailor to customers specific needs.  Starting March 1, 2015 Delta customers will have five products to choose from, including Delta One, First Class and Delta Comfort+, Main Cabin,…

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The Future of Flight?

NBC recently ran a story on the future of flying; 25 years in the future to be exact.  A faster flight was the first thing they mentioned, and as long as it’s safe I can’t think of anyone that would be against that.   They also mentioned Wi-Fi being more reliable in 2039.  I freaking hope…

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MH17

Here’s the deal. There have unfortunately been a lot of plane crashes in our history, but MH17 is hitting me hard. Maybe it’s because I recently traveled to Asia and know people going to Malaysia soon. Or maybe I can’t freaking believe somebody shot a passenger plane down. Either way, instead of writing a post…

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Business travel news roundup

Here are the stories that caught my eye in the last week or so…. It surprises me that there were more bags lots but fewer complaints.  Airlines Got Fewer Complaints But Bungled More Bags, from NBC News. (They also tell you what the world’s best airport is!) Does your airline owe you money? USA Today…

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