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Why Charging Passengers by Weight Will Never Work

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Lately there has been trending news about an airline based out of the Samoan Islands who plan to charge passengers according to their individual weight. Sure, this sounds completely wrong on so many levels, or does it? Samoan Airlines operates a fleet of small turbo prop aircraft which have weight restrictions. In laymen terms, the […]

F.A.A. panel recommends easing the rules on electronics on planes

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Recently an F.A.A. advisory committee recommended that airline passengers be allowed to use smartphones, tablets, e-readers and other personal electronic devices during takeoffs and landings, according to industry officials who are familiar with the committee’s deliberations.   The F.A.A. started its review of current policies more than a year ago and appointed the panel to […]

The Cost of Business Travel will Increase Next Year

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Business travelers can expect to pay more for travel next year, about 5% to 6% more for hotel rooms. This is according to a New York University study that was released this week.   Every year in the fall, U.S. companies meet with hotels to come up with an agreement on corporate rates and amenities […]

Gogobot Traveling to the Moon Fueled on Popularity

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Gogobot first came on the scene a short time ago in a big way, gaining 1 million users in only a short two months. Since that impressive entrance, the social travel website has been on an explosive journey to the stars.   Now with 3.7 million registered users it has become the fastest growing travel […]

Hyperloop – The Future of Business Travel?

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What if you could get into a car-sized capsule and be transported to your business meeting at 700 mph? It may sound like something out of a science-fiction movie, but it just might be reality in the near future.   This week, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk revealed his transportation concept which he claims will whisk […]

In-Flight Etiquette for the Business Traveler

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When it comes to flying, even business travelers must pay close attention to what may or may not be rude. Short of hiring a private jet, every airline experience you receive will be highly dependent on the courtesy of other passengers around you. The only way to ensure that your flights go without a hitch […]

Air France’s A380 Flight To Singapore Now Has Business Class

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  Passengers will now experience great luxury traveling in Airbus A380 super jumbo traveling to Singapore from Charles de Gaulle, France effective from 1st of April, 2012. After Montreal, Tokyo – Narita, Johannesburg, Washington, New York and Singapore this is the seventh destination for Air France A380 summer schedule.   There shall be regular services […]

What You Need to Know About Business Travel Insurance

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Business travelers know that anything is possible and that what seems impossible or unlikely can (and often does) happen while you are on the go. So you need to familiarize yourself with the types of insurance options that are available and sometimes even necessary for the professional traveler. Having insurance coverage for a trip can […]

How to Deal with Special Dietary Needs During Business Travel

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  If you have special dietary needs, you are likely used to some odd reactions of others. Vegetarians sometimes get the guilt-ridden looks of others at the table who are eating meat, while those who need to eat gluten-free are repeatedly offers gluten-filled cakes and donuts by well-meanings friends and co-workers. It’s no surprise that […]

Managing the Top 3 Expenses of Business Travel

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The top three expenses of travel for almost every business are the costs of flights, hotels, and meals (food and beverages). business travelers inevitably incur these costs in various levels whether travel is international or throughout the United States. However, by cutting costs on these three most expensive parts of business travel, you can save […]

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