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It’s Anyone’s Guess When Business Travel Returns

Madhu Unnikrishnan
October 8th, 2021 at 12:53 PM EDT

Photo credit: The Delta Air Lines ticket counter at Washington's Reagan National airport. Airline Weekly / Edward Russell

Airline Weekly’s’ Edward “Ned” Russell heard a variety of forecasts for when business travel will return at the IATA Annual General Meeting this week in Boston. He and Madhu Unnikrishnan discuss whether Emirates President Tim Clark is right that business travel will return next year or Avianca CEO Adrian Neuhauser is correct to be more pessimistic in predicting half of all business travel is gone forever. Later, the Airline Weekly team discusses sustainability and how IATA plans to reach its ambitious climate goals.

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