Sixt Reports Record First-Half Revenue

Sixt reported its highest first-half revenue in the company’s history, the Germany-based car rental supplier announced Wednesday. Second-quarter consolidated revenue of €743.8 million increased 48.4 percent year over year from €501.2 million. Half-year revenue was €1.32 billion, up 59.4 percent from €831 million a year prior. The half-year total represented a 16.9 percent increase over … Read more

What is Doing Business As (DBA)? Definition and Guide — Starting Up (2022)

In addition to the challenges of developing and marketing a product, starting a new company comes with a host of legal hurdles, including your overall business structure. For instance, you may choose to conduct business as a limited liability company (LLC), partnership, franchise, or sole proprietorship. In many cases, regulations place certain restrictions on the … Read more

BCD Partners with FairFly for Price Assurance Offering

BCD Travel is tapping travel data platform FairFly’s technology to power its air price assurance offering, the travel management company announced. FairFly has been a partner of BCD since 2018, available to BCD clients through its SolutionSource marketplace, but a new, expanded agreement is putting FairFly technology behind a standard BCD offering, BCD Air Price … Read more

Etihad to Expand Manila Service

Etihad Airways plans to add a second daily service between Abu Dhabi and Manila, Philippines, beginning Oct. 30, the carrier announced Wednesday. Both daily frequencies will be operated on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The combined flights will offer 450,000 seats annually between the cities, according to the company.

O2 opens pop-up lounge at Gatwick North Terminal – Business Traveller

Network provider O2 is offering customers complimentary access to a pop-up lounge at Gatwick airport until October 9. The O2 Roam Freely lounge, located airside in Gatwick North Terminal’s departures area, is complimentary for all O2 and Virgin Media customers, owing to the Virgin Media O2 joint business in the UK. Many mobile network providers … Read more

United Pays $10M Deposit for 100 Electric Aircraft

The electric aircraft industry received another boost of confidence this week as United Airlines paid Archer Aviation a $10 million deposit for 100 of the company’s vertical take-off and landing aircraft, the manufacturer announced Wednesday. The payment follows a 2021 conditional agreement between the companies in which United, along with regional partner Mesa Airlines, committed … Read more

HRS Adds GeoSure Data to Procurement Service

HRS has integrated data from safety and security assessment provider GeoSure into its lodging and meetings procurement service, the company announced. With the integration, HRS procurement technology users can now see security scores generated by GeoSure’s technology alongside other elements, including price, satisfaction scores and sustainability, HRS said. GeoSure’s platform uses national, regional and local … Read more

Study: Major firms may be performing worse than they think against net zero goals

A global team of academics claims to have developed a more accurate model to measure businesses’ progress against the climate goals set out by the Paris Agreement, having today released the findings of a pilot study revealing how major corporates may be performing worse than they think against their net zero targets. Published today in … Read more