September 19, 2016

The Value of Time in Air Travel

 Passenger sleep in the plane

Naturally, passengers would rather avoid longer journey times, but how much value do travellers attach to saving time? How much are they willing to pay to save each precious hour?

Discover the Value of Time

Using our ingenious data tool, Travel Insight, we are able to show exactly how much value travellers attach to time. We've picked 10 popular long-haul routes around the world that currently have no direct connection in order to show the value of an hour of travel for each route. The results, shown in the following infographic, also displays just how much the value of an hour saved can vary per route.

 Value of Time Infographic by Skyscanner for Business  Passenger value of time by Skyscanner for Business

Interested in getting access to more routes and data?

Skyscanner's Travel Insight tool captures global search data and traveller intent from the search engine's 50 million+ monthly visitors, offering a comprehensive big data set to help businesses accurately predict future travel demand - helping drive competitive advantage.