For those of us who frequently travel, it is very frustrating to knowingly pay $369.40 for a flight (from San Francisco to Burbank, CA.) that can be purchased online for $244!
That's a savings of $125.40 for booking the exact same airline on the exact same date - the difference? Doing it online and outside of E2!
Imagine that savings times thousands of Federal employees that travel frequently!
Background: 1. Currently, GovTrip air travel fares for flights that require a connection are sometimes unreasonably expensive. In one case last month, the government-negotiated... more »
Contract flights from Washington, DC, to USG training facilities in Columbia, SC and Brunswick, GA seem much higher than they could be negotiated. They are approx $650-1000, and hundreds of USG employees take these flights each month (conservative estimate). If the contracts cannot be renegotiated, perhaps government agencies with aircraft could fly "charter" flights on Mondays and Fridays to these locations.