ensure that all those uninterrupted hours of air time help
you hit the ground running after a long day of travel.
TIMING IS EVERYTHING.
An on-time arrival can mean the difference between
feeling calm and prepared and rushing to make it to your
meeting on time (or at all). Airline insiders advise booking a morning flight since delays can get compounded
throughout the day. Airlines give top priority to getting
morning “kickoff” flights out on time to avoid a domino
effect as the day wears on.
If you’re booking a connecting flight, consider seasonal
weather patterns when possible. For instance, snow and
ice can make Chicago a less attractive place for a winter
layover than, say, Charlotte. Regardless, build extra time
into your flight schedule since unforeseen delays can start
a trip off on the wrong foot.
ork waits for no one.
“Our national and global
Hence the need to not just look refreshed, but also to
economies are becoming
says Steve Franklin, an
and author who travels to Dubai, London, New York
and other cities on more than a dozen trips each year.
feel sharp mentally when you land. These strategies will
A long flight needn't mean lost time.