Preferences of airline passengers for using onboard WiFi worldwide 2017

This statistic gives the results of a 2018 global survey regarding how airline passengers prefer to use their onboard WiFi services. During the survey period, 39 percent of passengers stated they preferred to use onboard WiFi to search for connecting flight information, such as the gate number.

Share of airline passengers who prefer to use onboard WiFi in 2018, by service

Share of passengers
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Release date

October 2018



Survey time period

April to July, 2018

Number of respondents

10,408 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

Survey method not stated by the source.
* For example, gate number.
** For example, accommodation and transportation.

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