BBT’s top 10 most read

This year it seems thousands of you couldn’t get enough of distribution, disruption and airline bigwigs…all featured in our rundown of the top most read articles on BBT.com.

10. Q&A: Lufthansa director on a new era for distribution

The first of three articles in the top 10 on Lufthansa’s new approach to distribution. It seemed many of you were keen to read the thoughts of UK and Ireland director Christian Schindler

9. Lufthansa CEO apologises for direct booking tech, hopes for more consolidation in Europe

A couple of months into the GDS charge being rolled out, Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr apologised to buyers and suppliers over technology issues with the distribution fee

8. UK travellers must provide fingerprints to obtain India visa

India’s changes to what travellers now have to provide to obtain a visa got thousands of you clicking on this story

7. In pictures: Manchester United’s hotel football

The brainchild of Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs – A lot of you were keen to see inside Hotel Football in Manchester. We even reviewed it for you in the September/October issue

6. India e-visa scheme for UK comes into force

Visa changes to a country that is expecting to a see a big rise in business travel traffic in 2016 was popular among BBT readers

5. Industry hits back at Lufthansa over ‘exorbitant’ GDS charge

One of the biggest announcements in the industry this year was Lufthansa’s DCC charge

4. Aeroflot refuses card payments in GDS bookings

Changes to distribution among airlines was a big topic this year with Russian airline Aeroflot causing a stir with this announcement in July

3. Spanish air traffic controllers plan two strikes for July

Disruption was again a popular topic on BBT with many of you worried about how the Spanish air traffic strikes would affect your travellers

2. Business Travel Awards 2015: the winners

Thousands of you clicked to see who won what on one of the biggest nights of the year for the industry

1. Interview: United Airlines president and CEO Jeff Smisek

Most read of the year was BBT editor Paul Revel’s interview with United chief Jeff Smisek

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