Business travel spending might not return to pre-pandemic levels until 2026

Lighted tunnel in the United Airlines terminal, O’Hare International Airport, Chicago Illinois. Andrew Woodley | Universal Images Group via Getty Images Business travel spending might not recover to pre-pandemic levels until sometime in 2026 — two years later than previously expected — as inflation, labor shortages and geopolitical issues slow the sector’s rebound, according to …

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Even airline employees are having trouble finding a seat home from Europe this summer

International passengers walk through the arrivals area at Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport on November 26, 2021 in London, England. Leon Neal | Getty Images News | Getty Images Airlines want people to take a European vacation this summer — as along it’s not their employees. Carriers are discouraging their staff from using their employee perks …

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Airfares, hotel rates and rental car prices fell in July. Here’s how you can score a good deal

Fluxfactory | E+ | Getty Images Travelers saw prices fall for big-ticket pieces of their vacation budgets in July, offering at least a temporary reprieve after soaring costs earlier this year. Airfares fell nearly 8% from June to July, while prices for rental cars and lodging like hotels declined 9.5% and about 3%, respectively, according …

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Boeing delivers first 787 Dreamliner since 2021 ending pause over manufacturing flaws

An employee works on the tail of a Boeing Co. Dreamliner 787 plane on the production line at the company’s final assembly facility in North Charleston, South Carolina. Travis Dove | Bloomberg | Getty Images Boeing delivered its first 787 Dreamliner in more than a year on Wednesday, ending a pause on handovers of the …

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Business travel costs are expected to rise through 2023, industry report says

Passengers wait for flights with their luggage at Heathrow airport in London Luke MacGregor | Reuters The cost of business travel, from hotels to airfare, is set to rise through 2023 as demand returns more than two years after the Covid pandemic began, according to an industry report published Wednesday. Business travel airfare is on …

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Spirit Airlines posts loss on surge in costs, expects Florida challenges to continue

Spirit Airlines planes on the tarmac at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on February 07, 2022 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Spirit Airlines reported a second-quarter loss as strong travel demand and higher fares weren’t enough to overcome a surge in costs. Spirit reported results less than two weeks after it …

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Deliveries of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner Set to Resume in Coming Days

Updated Aug. 8, 2022 7:22 pm ET Listen to article (2 minutes) American Airlines Group said it expects to take its first delivery of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner as soon as Wednesday, its first after a long pause in deliveries of the jet that has created headaches for airlines and the manufacturer. Aviation safety regulators …

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Boeing Dreamliner deliveries to resume in the 'coming days,' FAA says

An American Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner approaches for a landing at the Miami International Airport on December 10, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Boeing is expected to resume deliveries of its 787 Dreamliners in the coming days, the Federal Aviation Administration said Monday. Deliveries of the wide-body jetliners have been suspended …

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Airlines cut back on flights as cancelations, delays continue

Airlines are cutting back on the number of flights, and passengers are the ones feeling the impact. Call it the summer of flight delays and cancellations. Several factors are complicating air travel across the country and around the world. “We recently flew to Costa Rica from Salt Lake City, and it was very bad,” said …

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