Stop paying the full fare for airline tickets for flights where changes are not likely. Some people will travel with unknowns, in which case the full fare is appropriate, when it is fairly set, buy a cheaper ticket.
Commercial Airlines should be responsible for upgrading Air traffic technology at major airports.
Every time a government employee has to travel on official duty we are forced to use SATO or some other agency designated travel service to purchase our mode of travel & lodging. I have in my possession a copy of a travel confirmation in which the airline ticket cost the taxpayers $1881.80. This ticket could have been purchased for approximately $1000.00 less online without going through SATO. When you add up all the... more »
Allow staff to schedule travel through any source. As long as policy is followed, utilizing multi-search travel websites can greatly save on travel costs (e.g. hotels, airfare, rental cars).
Instead of developing a new stand alone "pilot biometric credential", and since legislation dictates one, why not consider using the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP's) Trusted Traveler Global Entry credential for this purpose. Although not specifically tailored for pilots currently, the global entry card could easily accomodate "pilots" via unique data elements within existing IT infrastructure for greater... more »
Employees should be able to book commercial flights that are much cheaper than government contract fares where the benefits of the contract fares are not needed. Employees should be able to book train travel directly. There are no government savings available, and many trips are not available via Fedtraveler without a costly call to the travel agency. Time, money and stress would be saved if this could be done directly... more »