Business Travel

Business Travel Fun Facts

As frequent travelers, many of us think we know all about the travel industry, but here are nine travel facts I bet you didn’t know:

Fun facts: business travel

  1. Delaware is the only U.S. state without a major commercial airport.
  2. A plane takes off or lands every 37 seconds at Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
  3. Pilots and co-pilots are required to eat different meals in case one of them gets food poisoning.
  4. Lufthansa is the world’s largest purchaser of caviar, buying more than 10 tons per year for their in-flight caviar service available in first class.
  5. The average service life of a jet airliner is approximately 30-35 years.
  6. On a three-hour flight, the human body can lose up to 1.5 quarts of water.
  7. In 1987, American Airlines saved $40,000 by taking out one olive from each salad they served.
  8. Turbulence, which is the biggest cause of in-flight injuries, can actually happen in clear, cloudless weather as well as bad weather.
  9. TSA collected more than a half million dollars in unclaimed change at security checkpoints in 2014.
Kathleen Roberts

Kathleen Roberts

Kathleen Roberts is the Vice President of Business Development and passionate about providing innovative solutions for corporate travel programs. She is a member of GBTA and Utah GBTA, as well as a Certified Travel Counselor (CTC) and Global Travel Professional (GTP). In addition to being a travel addict she finds joy in a good game of basketball. Connect with Kathleen on LinkedIn.

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