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  • There may be no industry more poised to take advantage of disruptive millennial trends than the field of business travel.

    Millennials are disruptors, and no industry is more poised to take advantage of disruptive trends than the field of business travel.

  • Here's how the travel industry should cash in on millennials

    The travel industry needs to offer comfort, convenience and immediate loyalty program perks if it wants to satisfy the millennial business traveler.

  • MADRID— The city of Madrid has asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog to investigate whether Uber's new airport transport service violates fair competition laws. Uber, the San Francisco- headquartered mobile ride-hailing service, offers rides from 15- 29 euros from Madrid's airport to the city center. In a statement Saturday evening, Madrid's city hall says "...

  • The Transportation Department detailed the violations and the fines levied against American Airlines Group, Delta Air Lines and Frontier Airlines in documents released late Friday. The findings stem from separate investigations conducted by the Transportation Department. Transportation Department officials began investigating the company last...

  • MADRID, July 22- Authorities in Madrid asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog on Saturday to investigate whether Uber's new low-cost airport transfer service constitutes unfair competition. The firm's recently launched Uber Airport service offers a tariff of 15- 29 euros for a ride between Madrid's Barajas international airport and the city centre.

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines have been fined for violating U.S. Transportation Department airline consumer protection rules, the department said on Friday. Frontier Airlines was fined $400,000 for violating oversales and disability rules, American Airlines $250,000 for failing to make timely refunds to...

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    Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines were fined for violating the department's airline consumer protection rules.

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- The U.S. Transportation Department said on Friday it has fined Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines for violating the departments airline consumer protection rules. The department said it fined Frontier Airlines $400,000 for violating oversales and disability rules, American Airlines $250,000 for failing to make...

  • FRANKFURT/ MONTREAL, July 21- Canada's Bombardier and Germany's Siemens are in the final stages of talks to combine their rail operations, several sources familiar with the matter said on Friday, in a deal that would give the two added heft to compete against Chinese rail giant CRRC. Rail consolidation has been a trend over the last few years, as global companies...

  • FRANKFURT/ MONTREAL, July 21- Canada's Bombardier and Germany's Siemens are in the final stages of talks to combine their rail operations, several sources familiar with the matter said on Friday, in a deal that would give the two added heft to compete against Chinese rail giant CRRC. Siemens' supervisory board will discuss the matter at its meeting on Aug. 2, while...

  • FORD MOTOR CO WILL FILE PETITION TO AVOID RECALL OF ABOUT 2.2 MLN U.S.

  • DETROIT— Lyft said Friday that it is setting up its own unit to develop autonomous vehicle technology, but its approach will be different from other companies and partnerships working on self-driving cars. The San Francisco- based ride-hailing service said it will open its network, inviting automakers and tech companies to use it to haul passengers in their...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 21- Lyft Inc has formed a self-driving car division, company executives said, a bold investment for the second-largest U.S. ride-services firm as it jockeys for position in the highly competitive autonomous vehicle race. The executives said on Thursday the company would soon open a facility in Palo Alto, California, that would eventually be...

  • FRANKFURT/ MONTREAL, July 21- Canada's Bombardier and Germany's Siemens are in the final stages of talks to combine their rail operations, several sources familiar with the matter said on Friday, in a deal that would give the two added heft to compete against Chinese rail giant CRRC. Siemens' supervisory board will discuss the matter at its meeting on Aug. 2, while...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- The White House said Thursday it had withdrawn or removed from active consideration more than 800 proposed regulations that were never finalized during the Obama administration as it works to shrink the federal government's regulatory footprint. Officials also reconsidered 391 active regulatory proceedings by reclassifying them...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, July 20- Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk on Thursday said he had received "verbal" approval to start building an ultra-high-speed underground transport system linking New York and Washington that would cut travel time between the cities to about half an hour. Musk recently started an enterprise called the Boring Company to build...

  • He recently started a project, the Boring Company, to build transport tunnels for the system, which he says would be far faster than current high-speed trains and use electromagnetic propulsion. In tweets on Thursday Musk said he had "just received verbal government approval for the Boring Company to build an underground NY-Phil-Balt-DC hyperloop.

  • LIMA, July 20- The government President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said on Thursday it has resolved bureaucratic issues that had delayed construction of a $5.66 billion metro line in the capital Lima and a $1.5 billion expansion of the country's main airport. Transportation Minister Bruno Giuffra said on local radio and TV station RPP that work on Line 2 of the...

  • He recently started a project, the Boring Company, to build transport tunnels. In tweets on Thursday he said he had "just received verbal government approval for the Boring Company to build an underground NY-Phil-Balt-DC hyperloop. Without clarifying, he also tweeted that a first set of tunnels would be to "alleviate greater LA urban congestion," adding that the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 20- Entrepreneur Elon Musk on Thursday said that he had received "verbal government approval" to build an underground transport hyperloop between New York and Washington, although he did not say who gave the approval or how any such project would proceed. In two tweets on Thursday he said, "just received verbal government approval for the...