April 27, 2015
BNA to conduct full scale airport emergency preparedness drill on May 2
Nashville International Airport (BNA) will conduct a full-scale airport emergency preparedness drill on Saturday, May 2, from 9 a.m. to noon. BNA advises members of the public that the visible aircraft, emergency vehicles and other equipment will be for staging a simulation of an aircraft accident and will not be associated with an actual emergency situation.
April 20, 2015
24 hour travel assistance & international travel bookings
Vanderbilt’s dedicated CTM travel agents are available 8:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m CST by calling
. For after-hours|& weekend emergency assistance, please call the same number,
to reach one of CTM’s after-hours travel agents.
Vanderbilt Travel recommends that all international travel and complicated domestic travel be booked by calling a CTM agent directly at
. CTM can check for best trip routes, airfares, schedules, and ensure you have proper travel documentation.
March 13, 2015
Southwest Early Bird Check-In available in Concur
Last week Concur Travel users were receiving error messages when attempting to purchase
Southwest Early Bird Check-In
through Concur. The problem has been fixed and the option to purchase early-bird is now functioning correctly. Please share with all travelers and travel assistants in your department who may need to book early bird check-in for Southwest flights in the online booking tool. We appreciate your patience while Concur worked to resolve this issue.
January 5, 2015
Updates to Concur introduced to Vanderbilt travel and expense users
Concur, Vanderbilt’s online travel booking and expense reporting system, updated the user interface on January 5, 2015. Online training and Q-and-A sessions on the new Concur interface are available in The Learning Exchange (keyword CONCUR) through online modules. Quick reference guides are available on the Disbursements and Travel websites.
July 14, 2014
Passengers travelling to the US could be asked to switch on their electronic devices at airport security, and equipment that does not power-up will not be allowed on board.The move comes as part of a security clampdown at airports with direct flights to the US after American officials last week warned of a "credible" terrorist threat.
The increased checks are featuring at UK airports, including Heathrow.