Author Archives: Maly

Slow Wi-Fi Internet speed on airplanes about to get lightning fast

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A new second generation of faster Wi-Fi has just been announced by GoGo that will hopefully speed up the painfully slow Wi-Fi offered by airlines on international flights. GoGo has been testing the new service on two airplanes recently and announced last week that significant progress has been made in the new upgraded service. My […]


Wave of spring break travelers is about to hit airports this week

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The massive annual wave of spring break travelers is about to hit airports around the country this week. This means security lines will be extra-long, parking lots full and patience will be in short supply. If you are traveling during the next 5 weeks you will want to arrive at the airport extra early, especially […]


Travel Executive thinks the airlines have “killed the goose that lays the golden egg”

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For Immediate  Release Monday, March 14, 2016 For information contact: Steve Glenn, Phone: 402.458.9849 Email: steveg@executivetravel.com Travel Executive thinks the airlines have “killed the goose that lays the golden egg” Airline frequent flyer programs reach tipping point as majority say they are hard if not impossible to use A new survey of travelers authored by […]


Delta’s new CEO wants to make finding free seats harder

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New Delta CEO Glen Hauenstein wants to give away fewer frequent flyer award tickets in the future, saying “We want people to be able to use those miles not to fly for free but to control your experience.” Of the big three domestic airlines (American, Delta, United) Delta was already at the bottom of my […]


Fear of Zika virus explodes as 49% of travelers say they won’t travel to infected areas this year

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For Immediate  Release Monday, March 7, 2016 For information contact: Steve Glenn, Phone: 402.458.9849 Email: steveg@executivetravel.com Fear of Zika virus explodes as 49% of travelers say they won’t travel to infected areas this year Major decline of travel this year to South and Central America, and Caribbean expected if facts not considered A new survey of […]


Survey finds 42% of travelers will pay extra for a better coach seat

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For Immediate  Release Monday, February 29, 2016 For information contact: Steve Glenn, Phone: 402.458.9849 Email: steveg@executivetravel.com Survey finds 42% of travelers will pay extra for a better coach seat $25 is the sweet spot that travelers are willing to pay A new survey of business travelers authored by Executive Travel last week asked, “How much additional […]


Airline service has gotten worse despite airlines spending billions on improvements

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I just spent $102 a day to rent a car in Houston – Last week I attended a convention in Houston, Texas. Because the airport is so far from downtown I figured I would be way ahead by renting a car versus taking a taxi or Uber.  Boy was I wrong.  At first glance the […]


Survey finds 42% of travelers believe airline service has gotten worse in past 5 years

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For Immediate Release Monday, February 22, 2016 For information contact: Steve Glenn, Phone: 402.458.9849 Email: steveg@executivetravel.com Survey finds 42% of travelers believe airline service has gotten worse in past 5 years Only 17% believe airline service has Improved A new survey of business travelers authored by Executive Travel recently asked, “How would you rate the […]


81% of Travelers will Pay Extra for Non-Stop Flights

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For Immediate Release Monday, February 22, 2016 For information contact: Steve Glenn, Phone: 402.458.9849 Email: steveg@executivetravel.com   81% of Travelers will Pay Extra for Non-Stop Flights Survey finds 36% will pay $100 or more 1096 travelers participated in a survey launched on February 9, 2016 by Executive Travel which asked, “How much additional money will […]


Wave of passport renewals will slow down processing in coming months

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The federal government is warning that an estimated 48 million passports are going to expire in 2016, 2017 and 2018 and they are expecting a flood of passport renewals as a result. You may recall that in 2007 the U.S. passed new laws that required all citizens to have a passport when traveling to our […]


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