In-flight experience of frequent flyers - favorite activities 2016

The statistic shows the results of a passenger survey in 2016, regarding frequent flyers' favorite activities during a flight and based on the time spent reading. The survey showed frequent flyers prefer to read print magazine while flying, with an average of 77 minutes spent reading.

Favorite activities of frequent flyers traveling to and from the U.S. in 2016, by time spent reading

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Survey time period


Number of respondents

400 respondents

Age group

21 to 70 years

Special properties

frequent long haul fliers in first and business class, to and from the U.S.*

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* The study was based on passengers who in the last 6 months had taken at least three fully paid premium-cabin round-trips between the U.S. and Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, India, Middle East or South America.

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