23 MARCH 2020


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Article from BTNews 23 MARCH 2020



Welcome to Business Travel News in this most difficult of times.

We will continue with our usual 20 news stories, but these may in some cases be expanded from the ‘snapshot’ short items to more detailed information.  Our front page TWITTER continues with regular updates.  'Travel' means keeping people informed even if the word has no real meaning as things stand.

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We lead off with COMMENT from Tim Alderslade, chief executive Airlines UK, representing British airlines.  Tony Tyler, the former director-general and chief executive of IATA, currently in Hong Kong, gives an insight to how things are in the Far East. ON TOUR covers insurance.

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For last week’s issue, here are the results to date:

1    Survival at stake BA warns
2    SOAPBOX SPECIAL: Neil Garwood – Southampton Airport
3    BA drops LCY − JFK

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