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Apr 06, 2016, 16:57 ET GO Airport Express: Passengers Prefer Paper over Mobile for Boarding

 Technology makes many aspects of traveling easier but most people still prefer to present a printed boarding pass when checking in at...


Mar 08, 2016, 12:07 ET Overwhelming Majority of Passengers Want DOT Certified Drivers

Just over 90 percent of travelers who use airport shuttles or other shared-ride services say it is very important (75 percent) or important (16...


Feb 11, 2016, 11:46 ET Survey Results Indicate an Increase in US Passport Applications

 Forty-four percent of those who currently do not hold a passport are planning on obtaining one according to surveys conducted by GO Airport...


Jan 12, 2016, 12:46 ET Survey Says One Fourth of Travelers Now Book Packages

Slightly more than 25 percent of travelers book packages instead of individual services, according to a survey conducted by GO Airport Express, a...


Dec 07, 2015, 11:27 ET Traveler Confidence Takes Slight Dip After November 13 Terrorist Attacks

While travel in general is expected to increase in 2016, according to a recent survey, projections by both leisure and business travelers were...


Oct 23, 2015, 12:58 ET Passengers Prefer Discounts Over Comfort Says GO Airport Express Survey

 If an airline offered you a loyal customer perk, would you choose: more legroom, priority boarding, free food or a discount on your next...


Oct 08, 2015, 16:43 ET Cubs And Cardinals Fans Win With Travel Discount

It's a home run for Cubs and Cardinals fans traveling between Chicago and St. Louis for the division series.  Loyalists can get a 20% discount...


Oct 06, 2015, 16:06 ET Most Frequent Travelers Have TSA Pre-Check

Seventy percent of those who fly five or more times per year have TSA Pre-Check, according to surveys conducted by GO Airport Express, a...


Sep 01, 2015, 11:43 ET GO Airport Express Launches Tours for Sports Fans

 Sports enthusiasts wanting to snap selfies in front of their favorite Chicago sports venues have a new, fun and convenient way to get to all...


Aug 31, 2015, 15:59 ET More Vacationers Prefer to Plan Rather than Wing-it

When it comes to vacations, more travelers opt to plan every detail than those who plan nothing according to surveys conducted by GO Airport...


Jul 29, 2015, 11:02 ET Change of Scenery Requires Change of Clothes

 When heading out for a summer weekend,  54 percent of travelers pack three - four changes of clothing according to surveys conducted by...


Jul 15, 2015, 11:54 ET Most Travelers Still Eschewing In-Flight Meals but Numbers are Changing

While still in the clear minority, the number of airline passengers who purchase food on a plane nearly doubled in the last three years, according...


Jun 04, 2015, 09:00 ET Men in Bigger Hurry than Women to Get to the Airport

 Airlines might not have stellar on-time records, but passengers don't want to risk missing their flights. More than 71 percent of...


May 01, 2015, 13:22 ET Travelers Eschewing Hotel Mini Bars

 More than 70 percent of travelers say they never use hotel mini-bars according to a survey conducted jointly by GO Airport Express, and The GO...


Apr 06, 2015, 13:49 ET Travelers Not So Social on Planes

 While people "share" just about everything and anything online, travelers are not especially social in person, according to a recent...


Jan 02, 2015, 08:00 ET Travelers Split about Pets on Planes

 When asked about whether (non-service) animals should be allowed to travel in airplane cabins, 52 percent responded "yes," according...


Nov 04, 2014, 08:00 ET Travelers Cautious but Not Panicking Over Ebola

 While most travelers aren't changing or cancelling travel plans due to fear of contracting Ebola, 40 percent noted they are taking extra...


Oct 13, 2014, 15:56 ET Most Passengers Value Courtesy over Personal Comfort

While those who behave poorly on planes make headlines, in reality, most passengers are considerate of their fellow travelers, according to a...


Sep 15, 2014, 14:14 ET Airfare Increases Won't Deter Travelers

Although airfares are expected to rise this fall, almost half of those who responded to a recent survey are not planning on changing their travel...


Aug 25, 2014, 17:31 ET Travelers Want Full Airfare Prices Listed in Ads

 The majority of air travelers prefer to see fares, fees and taxes listed as one total cost, according to surveys conducted by The GO Group,...


Jul 02, 2014, 13:13 ET GO Airport Express Adds Free WiFi to all Shuttles

 GO Airport Express, a ground transportation company serving Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and Midway Airports , has added free...


Jul 02, 2014, 13:09 ET Travelers Checking Bags Despite Fees

Despite increased fees and stricter size restrictions, travelers are still checking their bags at roughly the same rate as last year.  This...


May 19, 2014, 09:00 ET Back-to-Front Boarding Preferred by Air Passengers

The majority of travelers say they think boarding a plane from back to front would be the most efficient according to a joint survey ...


Feb 26, 2014, 12:01 ET Green Travel Vendors Have Edge Over Non-Green Competitors

 Most travelers say they prefer to buy from or patronize "green" vendors and service providers when they are out of town, according to a joint...


Nov 13, 2013, 08:44 ET Room Service Not Used by Most Travelers

 More than 75 percent of travelers said they rarely or never use hotel room service according to a survey conducted by The GO Group,...