Layover destination - U.S. stance on self-connecting flights 2015

The statistic illustrates the results of a survey among U.S. air travelers regarding self-connection and their choice of layover destination. According to the survey, more than 30 percent of respondents are more likely to self-connect through a city they would like to visit.

Reasons why U.S. respondents consider layover destinations when booking a self-connecting flight in 2015

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Release date



United States

Survey time period

December 2015 to January 2016

Number of respondents

2,968 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

The survey is based on theanswers of air travelers using Flightview's mobile travel app. According to the source, self-connecting passengers are defined as passengers that are willing to book separate tickets to fly from City A to City C via City B and does not include passengers who book through one source and are placed on a partner carrier for a connected flight.

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