Tuesday, April 11, 2006

State Doesn't Like To Fly Coach

It seems about half the cost of air travel for the State Department is due to purchases of premium fares. But they waste your money in other ways too.
The State Department wastes tens of millions of dollars a year on premium airline tickets, congressional auditors said Monday.

About two-thirds of premium tickets — mostly business-class — were not properly authorized nor justified, the Government Accountability Office said.

As I always say, ya gotta love the GAO.


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