Travel Pet Peeves

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Travel Pet Peeves Study

Want to know what the most popular pet peeves of travellers are? We've undertaken some research to find out!

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We're releasing data on some of the public's pet peeves about flying - this page will be updated with more data and stats, so keep an eye out for more insights!

For more information and insights, please email [email protected]

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Noisy Children

Women hate noisy children on flights more than men do!

 

2 pie charts comparing how women rate noisy children compared to men

(43% of women surveyed rated noisy children as 8/10-10/10 annoyance, vs 40% of men)

 

People in the UK are more bothered by noisy children on the plane

 

2 pie charts comparing how the UK rates noisy children compared to the rest of the world

(43% of UK respondents rated noisy children as 8/10-10/10 annoyance, vs 34% of those outside of the UK)

 

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Over eager plane leavers

Men are more irritated than women by passengers immediately standing up after a plane lands

 

bar graph comparing how irritating women find passengers immediately standing up after a plane lands compared to men

(41% of men surveyed rated this as 8/10-10/10 annoyance, vs 34% of women)

 

Those outside of the UK are much less bothered than those in the UK about passengers immediately standing up after a plane lands

 

bar graph comparing how irritating the UK finds passengers immediately standing up after a plane lands compared to the rest of the world

(30% of UK respondents, vs 20% outside of the UK)

 

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Save the Applause

People from the UK are more likely to be annoyed by passengers applauding after the flight

 

bar chart showing that people from the UK are more likely to be annoyed by passengers applauding after the flight  compared to the rest of the world

(20% in the UK rated this as 8/10-10/10 annoyance, vs 12% outside of the UK thinking the same)

 

Men are more likely to be less bothered than women when passengers applaud after the flight

 

bar chart showing that men are more likely to be annoyed by passengers applauding after the flight  compared women

(42% of men rated this as 1/10 irritating, vs 28% of women)