Wednesday, October 04, 2017

'Over 45% people prefer carrying home cooked food on flight'

Mumbai: As more and more people are upgrading to air travel, a report has found that over 45 per cent flyers sometimes prefer to carry home cooked food on the flight.

"Over 45 per cent prefer to sometimes carry home cooked food on the flight," according to 'India Travel Report- 2017' by MakeMyTrip.

Further, it found that 42 per cent people do not prefer to pay and avail eatables on flights while travelling through a low-cost carrier (LCC).

About 85 per cent travellers find eatables sold on board expensive or very expensive, it added.

Even at the airports, 45 per cent travellers do not find the quality of eatables to be good and 88 per cent believe the prices are high or very expensive, it said.

'India Travel Report- 2017' is based on bookings made from January-August 2017, compared with January-December 2016.

About 44 per cent flyers enjoy the view outside the window, sleeping (43 per cent) and listening to music (42 per cent) as the favourite pass times on board a flight, it revealed.
04/10/17 PTI/Business Standard