On March 20, the Business Travel Coalition released an analysis of the impact of war on the U.S. commercial airline industry as coalition forces go to war with Iraq and domestic terrorist threat levels rise to orange.
According to a press release, "key results include:
-21% of corporations have banned international travel for some period of time, or until further notice.
-33% of corporations would consider banning international travel under worsening circumstances.
-54% of corporations have tightened pre-approval processes for international travel.
-48% of corporations have adjusted domestic U.S. travel policy in anticipation of war with Iraq.
-65% of companies have indicated that they have communicated to employees that there is no pressure from management to travel during this time of hostilities."
Go to BTC for complete survey results and analysis.