Articles tagged “government shutdown”

Airline Weekly

Airlines Prepare for U.S. Government Shutdown that Could Snarl Flights, Delay Upgrades

A minute after midnight Sunday morning the U.S. government will shutdown, barring an eleventh hour deal in Congress. That has big implications for airlines and the aviation industry, and not just in terms of air traffic controllers.

Airlines Prepare for U.S. Government Shutdown that Could Snarl Flights, Delay Upgrades

Tourism

U.S. National Parks Will Close if There’s a Government Shutdown

U.S. National Parks — one of America's most vital attractions — would become unavailable to millions of tourists and locals.

U.S. National Parks Will Close if There’s a Government Shutdown

Airline Weekly

U.S. Government Shutdown Could Worsen Air Traffic Controller Shortage

A U.S. government shutdown would "stop" air traffic controller hiring and training just as the FAA is beginning to address a staffing shortage, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg warned.

U.S. Government Shutdown Could Worsen Air Traffic Controller Shortage

Tourism

Domestic Travel Outlook Softens in Another Worrying Sign for U.S. Travel

Amid a softening forecast for domestic travel within the United States and red tape in Washington, D.C., Brand USA still needs a legislative path forward — and time is running out.

Business Travel

Inside the Clubby Business of Government Travel: A Skift Deep Dive

Navigating the world of government travel is so complex that it's hard for outside companies to handle it. And even if they can, opportunities are slim for getting big contracts with tens of billions of dollars up for grabs.

Inside the Clubby Business of Government Travel: A Skift Deep Dive

Meetings

Government Shutdown Caused Serious Pain for Meeting Planners

It’s nearly impossible to get a final tally of the shutdown’s impact but it’s safe to say the meeting industry was harmed. Now, experts advise planners to take caution.

Airlines

Aviation Complications Likely Spurred Move to Reopen U.S. Government

Let's say the aviation industry hadn't been affected by the government shutdown. Would President Trump have moved to reopen the government this week? Probably not. But aviation is important, and no one wanted to see more delays and cancellations.

Airlines

Delta Air Lines Has a $25 Million Reason to Hate the U.S. Shutdown

Delta is losing about $25 million in revenue this month because of the partial government shutdown. For such a big company, that's not a big number. But clearly Delta would like the government to reopen, and executives spent a good portion of their earnings call discussing it.

Delta Air Lines Has a $25 Million Reason to Hate the U.S. Shutdown

Business Travel

Travel Advisor Innovation Report: Government Shutdown Puts Agents on Edge

While the government shutdown had not yet had a serious impact on leisure travel business as of last week, many travel advisors became increasingly concerned about what a prolonged shutdown could mean.

Travel Advisor Innovation Report: Government Shutdown Puts Agents on Edge

Hotels

U.S. Shutdown Is Hurting D.C.-Area Hotels: Will the Pain Spread?

If the shutdown continues, you can count on a negative impact in markets beyond the Beltway.

U.S. Shutdown Is Hurting D.C.-Area Hotels: Will the Pain Spread?