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February 6, 2020

Industry News – Click on the title to read the full article. Many of the sources below require a free registration to gain access to the article. If a paid registration is required, the individual source will be noted.

Airlines

Airlines reduce China flights (Source: CNN Business)
Delta, American, United and Air Canada have all reduced service from North America to Beijing and Shanghai due to the coronavirus outbreak in China.

American announces codeshare agreement with Brazil’s GOL (Source: Travel Pulse)
American Airlines has announced a codeshare partnership with Brazilian airline GOL, giving American passengers easy access to GOL’s network of 88 Brazilian cities and 16 international destinations. American also plans to increase its own service to South America and Latin America.

Delta signs sustainable fuel agreement (Source: BIOMASS)
Delta Air Lines has agreed to buy sustainable aviation fuel from Northwest Advanced Bio-Fuels in connection with the airline’s $2 million investment in a feasibility study for a potential sustainable fuel facility in Washington state.

Airports

Site rates US airports on best, worst for running late (Source: Travel Pulse)
If a passenger is running late, what are the best and worst airports to depart from?

Va. airport terminal expansion to be complete this summer (Source: ABC 8 NEWS)
Richmond International Airport in Virginia is on target to complete a $38 million expansion of its Concourse A this summer.

Technology

How tech is reshaping the air travel experience (Source: CNN Travel)
Airport technology is expected to advance significantly in the next 10 years, and that will include the expansion and improvement of biometric identification. 

Let’s slow down a little with all the hype about Coronavirus (Source: Executive Travel)
The Coronavirus, centered in China, has had a major impact in the last month on travel to/from China and many countries in Asia. As you are probably aware there are now over 17,491 reported cases and 362 deaths as of Monday.  One of the best ways to keep track of where the virus has spread is a new app created by John Hopkins Medical. CLICK HERE to view the application.   

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