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How do Brits choose to fly?
Number of flights by travel purpose
The graph below shows that leisure is the number one reason that Brits fly.
The number of holiday flights over time
As well as holidays being the most popular reason for flying, the number of holidays being taken by air travel is increasing.
From 2010 to 2018, the number of flights taken for the purpose of going on holiday increased by 40%. The greatest increase in flight numbers was between 2014 and 2015 when flight numbers increased by 11%.
The UK’s most popular airlines
A recent study asked respondents to list which airlines they had booked flights with in the past 12 months. Some respondents reported that they had flown with more than one airline during this time.
The UK’s most popular flight providers
The majority (55%) of people surveyed booked flights directly through the airline’s website as opposed to with a flight comparison website.
Office for National Statistics
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