The proportion of short business trips has fallen by more than 25 per cent compared with 2019 levels as online meetings grow in popularity. Photo: Bloomberg
The proportion of short business trips has fallen by more than 25 per cent compared with 2019 levels as online meetings grow in popularity. Photo: Bloomberg
Aviation

Airlines forced to rethink schedules after Covid-19 changes attitudes to business trips

  • The environment, ticket prices, flight cancellations, staff shortages and a boom in online videoconferencing are undermining the single-day trip
  • ‘The trend … is here to stay as travellers become more environmentally and fiscally conscious’, Asia-Pacific travel agent Akshay Kapoor says

The proportion of short business trips has fallen by more than 25 per cent compared with 2019 levels as online meetings grow in popularity. Photo: Bloomberg
The proportion of short business trips has fallen by more than 25 per cent compared with 2019 levels as online meetings grow in popularity. Photo: Bloomberg
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