Articles tagged “security”

Airlines

The Enduring Impact of 9/11 on the Business of Travel

Twenty years after that fated day, enhanced security measures are now just part of the routine of travel — and the cost of doing business across the globe.

The Enduring Impact of 9/11 on the Business of Travel

Online Travel

Data Breach Affects More Than 2 Million Frequent Flyers Across Airline Alliances

It's easy to feel jaded about data breaches given how often they happen. But it will raise eyebrows that hackers obtained data on loyalty flyers of Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Japan Airlines, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, United, and other carriers by exploiting a SITA tech system not used by most of them.

Data Breach Affects More Than 2 Million Frequent Flyers Across Airline Alliances

Airlines

Border Security Officials Face Tough Tech Investment Choices When Travel Eventually Returns

Many border security agencies aren't ready to cope with a return to pre-pandemic levels of travel if they have to track additional pieces of information like traveler health. Blame the holdup on a debate about tactics and tech, not just budgetary shortfalls.

Border Security Officials Face Tough Tech Investment Choices When Travel Eventually Returns

Airlines

JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes: Coronavirus Testing Will Be Key for Airlines’ Recovery

It's difficult to imagine that middle seats on planes will be permanently removed after a recovery takes place. That's why coronavirus testing is so important. But if passengers won't fly with another flyer at their elbows, then expect airfares to skyrocket.

JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes: Coronavirus Testing Will Be Key for Airlines’ Recovery

Tourism

An Expanded Trump Travel Ban May Be Coming Soon

The original Trump travel ban wasn't an especially effective or well-received piece of political theater. One hopes the travel industry will find a stronger voice to oppose any expanded ban than it had the first time around.

An Expanded Trump Travel Ban May Be Coming Soon

Business Travel

Travel Advisor Resources After Sri Lanka Attacks: Reducing Client Risk

The recent terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka underscore the need for addressing traveler safety. While mitigating risk does not come with the same obligations for leisure travel advisors as it does for those on the corporate side, there are still steps they can take to protect clients.

Travel Advisor Resources After Sri Lanka Attacks: Reducing Client Risk

Tourism

Uganda Deals With Bad Publicity After U.S. Tourist Abduction

President Donald Trump’s effort to score domestic political points with Twitter-based diplomacy makes addressing the problem of traveler security and kidnappers demanding ransoms more difficult by antagonizing foreign leaders, rather than wooing them.

Uganda Deals With Bad Publicity After U.S. Tourist Abduction

Airlines

4 U.S. Airports Had Security Lane Wait Times Greater Than 30 Minutes

The worse things get for the U.S. economy, the more pressure there will be to end the U.S. government's partial shutdown.

4 U.S. Airports Had Security Lane Wait Times Greater Than 30 Minutes

Airlines

TSA Sickouts Double as Backdrop to a Challenging Travel Weekend

From air traffic control towers to airport security lanes, safety and staffing issues at U.S. airports are bound to get worse the longer the U.S. government shutdown persists.

TSA Sickouts Double as Backdrop to a Challenging Travel Weekend

Airlines

Winter Storm and Security Lane Closures Add Up to Travel Misery Across Parts of the U.S.

It's a perfect storm, and we're not just talking about the snow. But Winter Storm Gia, along with pissed off U.S. Transportation Security Agency employees going without paychecks, hasn't made the friendly skies very amiable this weekend.

Winter Storm and Security Lane Closures Add Up to Travel Misery Across Parts of the U.S.