According to a survey of air travellers in India, around 83 percent of them like to travel in their casuals and only 7 percent in formal clothing.

Around 56 percent of the air passengers, in an online survey by a travel portal, said that people getting up from their seats to rush out in the aisle even before the seat belt sign goes off as the aircraft comes to a halt annoys the most.

Another habit of air travellers which leads to arguments and even scuffles is passengers rudely reclining  their seat without informing those seated behind. 51 percent people said they hate this behaviour.

The India Air Travel Survey 2014 by TripAdvisor also found that another habit of co-passengers of not switching off their mobile phones unless asked to do so by the cabin crew annoys them. 40 percent said they dislike this habit.

Among the airlines, low cost carrier IndiGo was the most preferred airlines among the Indian carriers, followed by Jet Airways and others, while Emirates was the most preferred among the international carriers, followed by Singapore Airlines and Lufthansa.

Newly launched Air Asia emerged as the airline most of the flyers were looking forward to fly with.

Apart from these, the survey found that books (59 pc), ipad or tablet (42 pc) and ipod or portable music player (26 pc) were the passengers top in-flight companions, while their favourite past time of Indian while onboard was watching movies in-flight (63 pc), followed by reading (59 pc) and sleeping (52 pc).

When it comes to seats and cost concerns, 89 percent passengers prefer to choose their seat at the time of making the booking or web check-in.

Airlines, which asks for additional amount for providing a seat with extra leg room, should know that 98 percent of the air travellers don't want to pay for such facilities if the flight is of less than four hours.

But they are ready to shell out some extra amount if the flight is more than four hours long.

Most of the Indians believe that airlines do not have transparent fares and costs, despite several guidelines by the civil aviation regulator in this regard.

Nearly 48 percent respondents thought that domestic airlines were not transparent about all the costs including booking a flight like cost of meals, extra baggage cost and others.

But around 45 percent people said that they were comfortable paying all inclusive fares if it was under their budget.

Another interesting fact that came to fore was while the web check-ins showed a sharp increase compared to last year, not many respondent follow airlines on social media like facebook and twitter.

Around 85 percent people said they web check-in "sometimes" or "always", an increase from last year's 76 percent, while 46 percent had an airline app on their mobile against just 26 percent last year.

Among the app users, checking flight options and web check-ins were the two most popular functions followed by checking flight status.

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