Why So Many Airlines Are Shedding First Class?
The economics of operating a first-class cabin no longer make sense to air carriers or consumers.
Grant Street Inn is a bed and breakfast located in the heart of Bloomington, Indiana, just two blocks from Indiana University and four from the courthouse square. It’s easy to make yourself at home at our bed and breakfast.
Canton Harvester Inn in downtown Canton, Illinois. Canton is a vibrant city experiencing a wave of revitalization and at the center of the excitement is a four-story luxury boutique hotel. The innovative inn boasts American made materials and furnishings keeping in concert with the all-American spirit of the town of Canton.
French Lick Resort is the Midwest’s premier resort, spa and golf destination, offering two world-class luxury hotels: West Baden Springs Hotel and French Lick Springs Hotel. Whether you’re looking for a unique family vacation, a corporate meeting or a romantic retreat, French Lick Resort has what you need to create a memorable experience.
West Baden Springs Hotel is anything but ordinary – it is an extraordinary experience. You will be captivated once you step foot inside this National Historic Landmark (NHL) built in 1902. With its one-of-a-kind domed atrium spanning 200 feet, it has been called the “Eighth Wonder of the World.” Rooms rise in six tiers around the dome, and balcony rooms provide a panoramic view of the atrium.
United Airlines is the Primary Preferred Vendor. As a benefit of our corporate relationship, we are pleased to offer you an opportunity to match your elite status on another airline with equivalent elite status in our Mileage Plus® Corporate Status Match program. Start enjoying the benefits of Mileage Plus Premier® or PremierExecutive® status today!
To request a status match, simply complete and email the form. You will receive an e-mail regarding processing status within 10 days of United’s receipt of your application. Your elite status membership kit will be mailed to you in 4 – 6 weeks.
Important: Please note that customers who had their premier level matched within the past five (5) years at United or Continental are ineligible for a status match (matched during the 2009-2013 membership years). Also, MileagePlus does not match status from Star Alliance partners.
United will match to Premier 1K on select carriers. Please refer to the eligible airlines on the next page for more details.
If you do not have a MileagePlus account number, we encourage you to go to united.com and enroll
Status Matches processed on or after July 1, 2014 will provide status through January 31, 2016.
The last day to submit a request to process a 2014 Sales Corporate Status Match is December 20, 2014.
Welcome Delta Air Lines and the Sky Team to our preferred vendor group.
What started as a humble, little aerial crop dusting operation called Huff Daland Dusters in 1924 has now grown into one of the world¹s largest global airlines, helping more than 160 million travelers get to the places they want to go to each year.
American Airlines, together with regional partner American Eagle, offers an average of nearly 6,700 flights daily to 350 destinations in 50 countries. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, whose members and members-elect offer nearly 14,250 flights daily to 1,000 destinations in 150 countries.
The mission of Southwest Airlines is dedication to the highest quality of customer service delivered with a sense of warmth, friendliness, individual pride, and company spirit.
The SAS transported 25.2 million passengers to 127 destinations in 2010. The Group’s home market is the Nordic Region.
The Lufthansa fleet comprises aircraft of almost every size. Throughout, state-of-the-art technology is used.
Air Canada is Canada’s largest full-service airline and the largest provider of scheduled passenger services for flights within Canada, between Canada and the U.S, and to every major international destination.
“We care” is the credo that guides Austrian Airlines’ actions. In concrete terms, it stands for: Charming naturalness, Austrian agility, Refreshing harmony, Enthusing little extras
Thai Airways was founded in 1960 with overseas flights inauguration and intercontinental services in 1971. THAI operates and leases out a modern fleet, most of them wide-bodied models.
TAP’s hub in Lisbon is a key European gateway at the crossroads of Africa, North and South America, where TAP stands out as the international leading carrier in flight operations to Brazil. The company’s worldwide route network comprises of 67 destinations in 31 countries.
Singapore Airlines has come a long way since our founding in 1972, evolving from a regional airline to one of the most respected travel brands around the world. They fly one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the world to destinations spanning a network spread over five continents, with their Singapore Girl as our internationally-recognisable icon providing the high standards of care and service that customers have come to expect of them.
International Passenger: 22 countries, 68 cities, 87 routes, International Cargo: 13 countries, 23 cities, 20 routes
SWISS operates a highly varied fleet with a total of 89 aircraft – 26 for longhaul and 56 for medium- and shorthaul routes, and a further 7 that are operated on behalf of (wet lease) SWISS.
bmi is the second largest airline at London Heathrow, one of the world’s busiest and best-connected international airports. From our Heathrow hub we operate services in the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa.
Air New Zealand is an international and domestic airline group which provides air passenger and cargo transport services within New Zealand, as well as to and from Australia, the South West Pacific, Asia, North America and the United Kingdom.
Creates attractive surroundings for customers, continues to be a familiar presence, and offers dreams and experiences to people around the world!
Spanair S.A., a Spanish airline was founded in December of 1986. Spanair began operations with its international charter flights at the end of March 1988, carrying tourists to Spain from more than 100 European airports. Since then more than 104* million passengers have flown with Spanair.
Over the decades, South African Airways has evolved into one of the leading carriers in Africa. We offer the biggest route network in Africa and fly to more destinations, both overseas and within South Africa, than anyone else.
LOT Polish Airlines in the most effective and innovative way meets the transportation needs of individual and corporate customers flying to and from Poland. It does so both in terms of quality of service and value for money, thus becoming the “first choice carrier”. Customer loyalty guarantees a continuous growth of operational income and maximum return on shareholders’ equity.
WestJet operates a modern fleet of Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. WestJet’s fleet includes the Boeing Next-Generation 737-600, 737-700 and 737-800.
Both the 737-700 and 737-800 series aircraft are all equipped with blended winglets. Blended Winglet Technology by Aviation Partners Boeing improves the aerodynamic performance and handling characteristics of the 737 while boosting range and reducing fuel burn by up to four per cent.
Porter’s philosophy is to make travel easier by lightening the load. Porter embodies this philosophy by reintroducing convenience, speed and service to air travel. As the airline of choice for discerning short-haul passengers, our warm and effortless approach to hospitality, combined with our spotless service brings dignity and refinement back to flying. This extends throughout the travel experience, beginning on the ground with our modern, comfortable airport lounges, and service-oriented team members, continuing seamlessly aboard aircraft with spacious interiors and well-appointed crew.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car / National Car Rental offers Cook Group employees a complimentary membership in the Enterprise Plus Program. Enterprise / National has been added as a preferred rental car supplier for Cook Group employees. This change helps build in viable alternatives into our customer’s rental car program, provides significant savings in rental rates, and provides travelers with special recognition, service and speed. Enterprise / National will be focusing on providing custom attention and service at all home-city locations.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car / National Car Rental custom benefits for customers:
Enterprise / National is working directly with Cook Travel to organize this program and provide all the Benefits to Cook Group Inc. travelers.
Avis is a Preferred Vendor of Car Rental with Cook Travel AVIS Preferred Service is the counter by-pass service that we offer to Cook Group employees, free of charge. When you rent a car, you may proceed directly to a pre-assigned car and your keys and rental agreement will already be in the car waiting for you. If you rent cars frequently, you’ll be upgraded to “Preferred Select” and AVIS will upgrade you whenever possible, based on availability.
Ideal for the Cook corporate traveler, parkIND Plus® makes the journey from home to the terminal the simplest part of your trip – just as it should be. Cook travelers receive immediate access to an expedited TSA lane in both concourses (A and B), as well as discounted parking in the Terminal Garage. Parking on airport property provides a convenient and stress-free experience – park like you own the place! Additional benefits include free enrollment, convenient ticketless entry and exit from the Terminal Garage and Economy Lot, automatic e-receipts, and the opportunity to earn free parking, for personal or business use, at the Indianapolis International Airport.
Being a corporate traveler, you have a lot on your mind. Flight delays. Getting home for your child’s dance recital or soccer game. But thanks to Fast Park, airport parking is one aspect of travel you can always count on. Fast Park is convenient, safe, quick, cost-effective, and best of all simple-Discover the Difference® today!
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The economics of operating a first-class cabin no longer make sense to air carriers or consumers.
For several decades, air travel has been recognized as a risk factor for developing deep venous thromboses (DVTs).