< PrevNext > 42. Intel Santa Clara, Calif. Share 2016 U.S.-Booked Air Volume: $96 million2016 Global Air Volume: $173 million2016 U.S. T&E: $148 million2016 Global T&E: $255 millionIntel increased its U.S.-booked air volume by 9 percent in 2016, up from $79.2 million in 2015. Global air volume increased 19 percent. In 2016, Intel had 51,551 business travelers, an increase of 5,051 from the previous year. In the first quarter of 2016, Intel acquired Altera, a manufacturer of programmable electronics, and it completed the subsequent restructuring in the second quarter of this year, closing several facilities and reducing its global headcount by 15,000. That reduction saved $1.6 billion, according to Intel's 2016 annual report. The company expects to spend $86.7 million on U.S.-booked air volume in 2017. Last year, Intel consolidated its preferred hotel program in 72 countries and sustained customer satisfaction at 91 percent. In 2017, the travel program will enhance the travel experience and increase the use of preferred suppliers. American Express Global Business Travel is its primary travel management company globally.