Specialists of the online service OneTwoTrip conducted a survey in which they compared data on the purchase of air tickets by Russians in the mobile application and on the website. On Saturday, April 10, RIA Novosti reports.
As a result, it turned out that 23% of respondents are more likely to book spontaneous trips from mobile devices or tablets. Of these, 69% of travel is paid for a maximum of a week before departure.
Most often, flights are booked through a smartphone the day before the trip – the share of such orders is 27%, and 6% of customers buy tickets on the same day. For a couple of days, they pay for air travel 18%, for three – 12%, and every 10th person does it four days before departure. 11% of buyers are busy looking for flights a week before the trip.
In addition, travelers – users of smartphones and tablets in 83% of cases buy one-way tickets. That’s 10% more than desktop users.
The study also notes that men use the mobile app 10% more often than women.
On April 2, a representative of the Ministry of Transport told Izvestia that a gradual recovery of the air transportation market is being observed. At the same time, he noted that the traffic indicators are still far from the values of 2019.
According to him, in the current period there is a sharp decrease in the depth of sales – air tickets are purchased mainly a few days before departure.