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In The Know - STM May 2024 News



Short's Travel Management Adds 46 Collegiate Athletic Customers Since Pandemic

 

Short's Travel Management is proud to be the fastest growing Travel Management company in the collegiate athletic travel space. Short’s strategic pivot in 2020 from serving corporate travel, campus travel, and collegiate athletic travel to exclusively focusing on collegiate athletic travel has created significant growth for Short’s and its entities. 

 

In the transformative year of 2020, Short’s Travel Management made a strategic decision to redirect its resources and expertise towards the specialized field of athletic travel. This strategic shift was driven by a commitment to provide unparalleled travel solutions tailored to the unique needs of athletes, coaches, and sports teams and to focus on “Team Travel Made Easy”. 

  

The results have been extraordinary. Since 2020, Short’s Travel Management has welcomed 46 new university athletic clients into its already impressive athletic portfolio, a testament to its exceptional service and dedication. This remarkable growth underscores the company's position as the go-to provider for athletic travel management...read more



US Airlines expected to carry record number of travelers this summer

 

Airlines for America (A4A) expects that carriers will transport an estimated 271 million passengers around the world this summer.

 

The A4A estimate for the period between June 1 and August 31 represents a 6.3 percent increase from last summer and would surpass the previous record of 255 million customers transported.

 

To accommodate the increased demand, U.S. airlines will offer expanded service this summer, with more than 26,000 scheduled flights per day, an increase of nearly 1,400 from last summer....read more


 

Yikes: Major traffic disruptions are coming to New York JFK in time for peak summer

  

It's going to be a miserable summer for travelers passing through New York's busiest airport.

 

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey — which manages and oversees the John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) — gave an update on Tuesday for what travelers can expect in the coming weeks and months as the airport redevelopment construction approaches peak activity.

 

JFK is currently undergoing a $19 billion transformation — the largest of any U.S. airport to date. As part of that, flyers will soon enjoy a brand-new Terminal 1 and Terminal 6, in addition to recently opened improvements in Terminals 4 and 8....read more

 

How to get ready for summer travel

 

In the months ahead, more than 72 million customers will take to the skies on American Airlines. Here are some top travel tips to get ready for your trip and make the most of your travel.

 

But first things first – make sure you enroll in the AAdvantage® program to enjoy the most rewarding travel experience possible. Members have endless ways to earn miles even when they’re not flying. Miles can be redeemed for flights, travel benefits and hotels, cars, and other experiences from American’s partners...read more



You are allowed to bring a quart-sized bag of liquids, aerosols, gels, creams and pastes in your carry-on bag and through the checkpoint. These are limited to travel-sized containers that are 3.4 ounces (100 milliliters) or less per item. Placing these items in the small bag and separating from your carry-on baggage facilitates the screening process. Pack items that are in containers larger than 3.4 ounces or 100 milliliters in checked baggage.

 

Any liquid, aerosol, gel, cream or paste that alarms during screening will require additional screening...learn more

 






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