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Week InReview: June 4, 2021

Week InReview
Friday | Jun 4, 2021
 
Grounded no more.
 
Offices aren't dead. And business travel isn't dead either.
Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images
 
Some companies that learned to do without travel during the coronavirus pandemic said they are ready to get back on the road instead of defaulting to virtual meetings and conferences, while others are trying to determine which business trips are still needed.
 
Corporate trips remain 70% or more below pre-pandemic levels, according to airlines, which rely heavily on business travel for a huge share of their revenue. But carriers including American and United Airlines said the pace of business travel bookings has been picking up in recent weeks.
 
— The Wall Street Journal

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