U.S. air travel - resources used to search for flights by trip purpose 2017

This statistic depicts the resources used by airline travelers in the U.S. to search for flights in 2017, broken down by trip purpose. During the survey, 68 percent of respondents stated they used airline websites to search for flights for personal domestic airline travel.

Resources used to search for flights in the U.S. in 2017, by trip purpose

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Release date

February 2018


United States

Survey time period

January 8 to 17, 2018

Number of respondents

5,046 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

respondents from the continental U.S., Alaska and Hawaii.

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

* Priceline, Expedia/Orbitz/Travelocity, Hotwire, SeatGuru, CheapOair.
** Google Flights, Hipmunk, Kayak, Momondo, Skyscanner.
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