In a new report commissioned by London City Airport, nine out of ten large UK companies say air travel is cruicial to success. The importance of domestic and international travel to the economic prospects of UK businesses and the wider economy reveals that the majority of UK business leaders would return to the skies if quarantine measures were eased.
Qatar Airways has become the first global carrier to operate Honeywell’s ultraviolet (UV) cabin cleaning technology in their aircraft. Meanwhile Helsinki Airport are using sniffer dogs to detect travellers infected with COVID-19 and say it is ‘close to 100% accurate’.
The measures being implemented by airlines to help build traveller confidence mean that international business travel is safely back on the menu.
BTN Europe has launched a new podcast series featuring a panel of experts who will discuss the latest issues facing the managed travel industry. Episode 1, featuring our own CCO, David Bishop, explores the implications of ongoing travel restrictions in Europe on business travel.
In this fascinating two minute read, from an article by Connie Lin and first published earlier this month in business e-magazine, Fast Company, we discover the surprising causes of a country’s economic growth thanks to business travel. It’s a different and compelling argument for conducting face to face business over video conferencing than we’re used to seeing.
Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the UK, we’ve brought you a huge wealth of advice, opinion and information designed to keep you moving during the pandemic. We’re now breaking that down into bite-sized chunks. So, if time is short, here’s a great way to catch up on just the details you need to make your next business trip a safe and smooth experience.