Changes to TSA Pre-Check Program

The latest news on the TSA blogosphere outlines changes to the TSA’s PreCheck program and describes how changes could impact you and your experience with airport security. More »

Corporate Travel Management

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Strategic Meetings Management

Omega provides full-service and a la carte meeting management services. Hotel sourcing, contract negotiations, meeting planning, registration services an ground transport are some of the many solutions we provide. More »

Government Travel Solutions

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Luxury Vacations

Omega creates leisure programs and luxury vacation packages for individuals and corporate clients to enhance employee benefit packages. Omega\'s sister company, Cruise.com, is the largest seller of cruises online. More »

 

Air Travel Expected to be the Busiest Ever this Summer

It is expected to be the busiest summer ever for travel this year. Airlines for America, an industry group, expects 222 million travelers to fly between June 1 and August 31. This is a 4.5% increase from last year. To

New Technology will Launch High-Speed Wi-Fi Sooner Than Expected

High-speed wifi is getting closer faces its challenges in the sky. A recent innovation will allow planes to install adaptable antenna to aircrafts that move to retain signal. One hindrance to the installation of this new technology is that some

Rewards Seats to Increase Customer Satisfaction

Airlines are increasing reward seats to up customer satisfaction. Some of the biggest airlines, including, American, Delta, and United have added rewards seats to their flights. Southwest includes reward seats on every flight. Read More

The End is Near for US Airways

The US Airways and American Airlines merger has come a long way since it’s humble beginnings in 2013. Now, after 75 years of flying, US Airways will come to an end in October. American Airlines CFO Derek Kerr said; “US

Lithium-Ion Batteries Flammability Posing a Safety Threat to Airlines

  Several of the top airlines have banned the shipment of bulk batteries from their flights. The batteries were posing a safety hazard to airlines because of their flammability. In 2005 and 2006, in tests conducted by the U.S. Federal

Are Airlines Going to Start Charging More for Luggage

Airlines could be readjusting how to charge travelers for baggage fees. David Cush, CEO of San Francisco-based Virgin America, thinks that the way that airlines charge for bag space is not economical. He said; “We give the most valuable space

Memorial Day Predicted to See the Most Travelers in 10 years

The Associated Press predicted that 37.2 million people will drive at least 50 miles between May 21 and May 25. This number is the highest it has been since 2005. This is a 4.7 percent increase in drivers from last

Are ‘Behavioral Indicators’ an Effective Tool in Determining Airline Security Threats

The Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) is working to revise their behavioral detection program. Currently, passengers are observed for suspicious behaviors such as sweaty palms or exaggerated yawning. The effectiveness of this program in detecting security threats is being questioned. The

Measuring Traveler Satisfaction: The GBTA Releases its Business Traveler Sentiment Index

The Global Business Travel Association has released a Business Traveler Sentiment Index, which polled 826 U.S. business travelers on their likes and dislikes about the industry and their traveling experiences. Some of the findings conclude that 50% of travelers aged

US Airways Reservation System to Merge With American Airlines in Fall 2015

A 90 day process, beginning in July, will work to eliminate US Airways’ reservations system and merge them into American Airline’s. Not only will United’s reservation system disappear, it’s website and kiosks will be replaced with American’s. For the three