Linking the Travel Industry - Week 38
September 28, 2022
By Riaan, Ann & Aash
Linking the Travel Industry is a business travel podcast where we review the top travel industry stories that are posted on LinkedIn by LinkedIn members. We curate the top posts and discuss with them with travel industry veterans in a live session with real audience members. You can join the live recording session by visiting BusinessTravel360.com and registering for the next event.
Your Hosts are Riaan van Schoor, Ann Cederhall and Aash Shravah.
Stories covered on this session include -
- EVA Airways Corp. unbundle their business class offering by letting those in their economy classes buy business class meals, served in style. This post caused a lot of positive discussion and it's clear other airlines could pick up a few pointers here. https://lnkd.in/eKBRkCic
- There is a significant rise in the global price of business class airfares. Kolin S. provides great insight into what this might mean for airlines. https://lnkd.in/ebrWANzk
- Air France-KLM once again postpone their GDS surcharge implementation, this time to Q1 2023. Jorge Díaz calls it the "gap between PR and reality": https://lnkd.in/e3fMB_Cx
- US consumer complaints are 260% above pre-pandemic levels. Vimal does a great job breaking down key things all consumer businesses should keep in mind in his post, and I wonder how much more this could drive buyers back to agents. https://lnkd.in/e_8HgdcM
- Bonus Stories
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EVA Airways unbundle their business class offering by letting those in their economy classes buy business class meals
There is a significant rise in the global price of business class airfares
Air France-KLM once again postpone their GDS surcharge implementation, this time to Q1 2023
US consumer complaints are 260% above pre-pandemic levels