Less Corporate Travel

More austere budgets have reduced corporate demand for traveling by plane.

Monday, June 8, 2009

In the local region, the company TACA registered a 27% decrease in the sector of business travel.

The journalists Guadalupe Hernández and Daniel Choto write for Elsalvador.com: "As an answer to the need of corporations to save, TACA has implemented a change in the structure of prices. Although it will benefit the pocket of all passengers, it will especially benefit the corporate sector, which represents 95 percent of the passengers that travel within Central America. ... Mexicana de Aviación has also experienced the same problem."

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