The secret is out - frequent business travelers are taking time for fun and personal activities during their business trips. And, although most feel their break from work is well-deserved, many business travelers avoid telling their managers, co-workers and even spouses.
Nearly 50 percent of Americans flew on an airline in 2017, up from just 25 percent in 1977 - Americans of all age groups and income levels, except top earners, took more air trips in 2017 than 2016
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 3.4 percent more workers in December 2017 than in December 2016, the U.S. Department of Transportations Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported yesterday.
Google Flights is speedily growing monthly visitors (it took them less than five years to surpass KAYAK despite KAYAK's eight-year head start to market), but fewer visitors are clicking onwards to airline or OTA websites.