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Travel Etiquette: What Travellers Should Avoid For a Peaceful Flight

Travel Etiquette: Travellers reveal the in-flight behaviours


Delhi, May 15, 2017: They say it’s not the destination but the journey that makes the travel worthwhile, but avid travellers will know that’s not always the case when it comes to flying. Unruly children, chatty neighbors and armrest hoggers can quickly turn a short flight to paradise into your worst nightmare. 

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Travel Etiquette for a Peaceful Flight
Travel Etiquette for a Peaceful Flight

Indian travellers confess to global travel search engine, Skyscanner the most bothersome in-flight behaviors and those they are guilty of themselves. With inputs from over 1000 travellers, Skyscanner gives an insight into acceptable air travel etiquette for better behaved travellers.

47% of travellers agreed the struggle for the arm rest tops their lists of the most annoying behaviors fellow passengers can commit; followed by overly chatty passengers (37%) and noisy kids (46%). [Read 10 Best Tips To Travel With Kids to avid this!]

Smelly food and left litter received the least hits by travelers, only irking 29% and 33% of Indian travellers, respectively.

On the contrary, offensive habits that travelers have admittedly indulged in secrecy are itching (27%) and losing their temper (21%) in flight whereas only 9% of flyers regret drinking one too many on board.

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Travel Etiquette for a Peaceful Flight
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After crunching the numbers, it was revealed that while 47% travelers are irked by noisy kids, only 8travelers admit to letting their little darlings run wild while flying. 25% of travelers are infuriated by snoring passengers and a whopping 46% of flyers confessed to travelling after waking up with bad breath.

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Skyscanner understands the importance of a great travel experience, which starts from booking flights at the right time to being prepared for the flight. As travellers divulged and indulged in their guilty in flight behavior, one can be more aware of their experience. Now one can have more control over their travel experience with Skyscanner widening its offerings providing everything from the best flight fare comparison to best in flight etiquettes to make travel as smooth and easy as possible.

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Travel Etiquette: About Skyscanner

  • Skyscanner is a global travel search engine that compares 1000s of travel agents and airlines in one place for free.
  • Founded in 2003, Skyscanner helps over 60 million people each month to find their travel options
  • Skyscanner is available in 30 languages
  • Skyscanner’s highly-rated free mobile app has been downloaded over 60 million times
  • Skyscanner employs over 800 staff and has 10 offices across the world: Barcelona, Beijing, Budapest, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Miami, Shenzhen, Singapore and Sofia
  • Skyscanner is part of the Ctrip Group


For more information, please visit Skyscanner.

Happy Travelling!

Post Author: Aditi Mathur Kumar

Author of 2 books. TEDx Speaker. Travel Writer. Blogger. Addicted to Travel & Books. Digital Media Strategist. Social Media Girl. Army Wife. Mom. Curious. Crazy.

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