There’s no shortage of statistics or soundbites related to the difficulties facing corporate travel, the airline industry, and the global economy. Most recovery scenarios are looking at a two-year timeline, minimum.
Travel managers, agencies, and airlines need to balance realism about the near term with preparation for the long term. Some localized business trips are taking place, and even a small amount of international travel as well. While air capacity is significantly down on previous years, there are still passengers for airlines to service and travel to be managed.