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GSA Selects Eight Carriers for Potential $2.25B Federal Passenger Transport Program

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Eight U.S. carriers have secured contracts from the General Services Administration to provide discounted airfares to federal travelers during the government's 2021 fiscal year. Airlines will offer pre-negotiated and firm-fixed-price rates beginning Oct. 1 through the GSA's FY 2021 City Pair Program, the agency said Tuesday.

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Matt Desch: Aireon Payload on Iridium NEXT to Facilitate Cheaper Air Travel

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 10, 2018 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) CEO Matt Desch has said the Aireon system payload on the Iridium NEXT satellites is aimed to enable airlines to fly more direct routes as air traffic control is anticipated to cover the entire planet, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 27. He told CNBC …

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Exelis Buys ARC’s Air Travel Mgmt Tool; Rene Colyer Comments

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has purchased a Web-based tool developed by travel analytics firm ARC to manage corporate air travel. FareSight works to compare average ticket prices for air travel and also analyze both air travel patterns and spending, ARC announced Wednesday. “When FareSight transitioned to general availability, we purchased the product …

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