• Delta offers free entertainment services to travelers

    29 days ago - By Travel and Transport

    Delta Air Lines recently announced it will offer free entertainment on U.S. flights. According to the Wall Street Journal, the move was made in an effort to improve customer service and content will include movies television shows, music and video games.
    Employees on business travel will now be able to stream entertainment on the carrier's planes equipped with Wi-Fi or using seat-back devices. The source stated that the program, called Delta Studio, will launch August 1, and is available on flights that last 1.5 hours or longer.
    Travelers on international journeys that originate in the...
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  • Business travelers are Uber's new target

    29 days ago - By Travel and Transport

    Uber Technologies is reaching out to business travelers by allowing them to book drivers with the ride-sharing companies. According to Bloomberg, corporate employees will also be permitted to pay for their rides using company accounts.
    This new program is called Uber for Business and launched in the U.S. and Canada on July 28. Pilot customers for the program include Barclays Plc and online retailer Gilt Groupe Inc.
    Uber's effort to attract business travelers arose following a deal Airbnb and Concur reached that allows employees to also rent short-term apartments and rooms. The source...
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  • Ryanair to offer tickets catered to business travelers

    29 days ago - By Travel and Transport

    Starting at the end of August, Ryanair will offer business travel tickets. According to Buying Business Travel, the corporate tickets include more flexible options, premium seating and fast track at select airports.
    The carrier decided to offer the corporate tickets so that it could attract more business travelers. Ryanair hopes to propel itself into the aviation industry as a top carrier and transport as many as 112 million passengers by 2019.
    The source reported that the new tickets offered through Ryanair will allow business travelers to change a flight without being charged an extra...
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