Socialized Flight

Seeking thrills, travelers turn to in-flight networking apps for entertainment

Implications - As consumers turn to travel for a release from the mundane, traditional sources of leisure are getting re-invented to satiate a desire for exploration and excitement. Keeping in tow with a generation immersed in digital technology, in-flight networking apps allow travelers to interact with strangers in a safe, yet intriguing manner. Offering an alternative source of entertainment, socializing apps speak to a desire for more exploratory, yet digitally efficient methods of on-the-go enjoyment.
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Mild Top 6 Examples: 8,678 Total Clicks Mar 13 - Aug 15
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In-Flight Flirting Services - Virgin America Makes Canoodling Easier by Joining the Mile-High Club
SCORE: 4.9
Mild 2,581 Clicks Pub: Apr 26, 13
In-Flight Flirting Services
Virgin America Makes Canoodling Easier by Joining the Mile-High Club
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Mild 810 Clicks Pub: Mar 24, 14
In-Flight Business Classes
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In-Flight Networking Apps - Virgin America's Here on Biz App Connects Travellers in the Sky
SCORE: 4.9
Mild 1,903 Clicks Pub: Feb 18, 14
In-Flight Networking Apps
Virgin America's Here on Biz App Connects Travellers in the Sky
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Flirtatious In-Flight Apps - The Wingman App Might Get You Mile-High Certified
SCORE: 4.2
Mild 2,014 Clicks Pub: Feb 5, 14
Flirtatious In-Flight Apps
The Wingman App Might Get You Mile-High Certified
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Business-Based Travel Apps - The 'Jambo' App Helps Business Travelers Connect While Out of Town
SCORE: 3.9
Mild 668 Clicks Pub: Aug 10, 15
Business-Based Travel Apps
The 'Jambo' App Helps Business Travelers Connect While Out of Town
‘Jambo’ is a new mobile application that helps business travelers connect with other professionals on the go. While there are a number of apps designed to help travelers socialize, Jambo... [More]
Seat Mate-Matching Applications - Finnair Airline Passengers can Choose Their Seat Mates
SCORE: 1.8
Untested 702 Clicks Pub: Mar 31, 13
Seat Mate-Matching Applications
Finnair Airline Passengers can Choose Their Seat Mates
Finnair Airline is rolling out a new social media-inspired service whereby you can choose your seat mate by having a nosey at their Facebook profile first. If you’re a frequent flier and need to... [More]