The number of people taking flights overseas is set to increase during this year, according to a new study.

The number of people taking flights overseas is set to increase this year, with a big rise expected for people travelling from the US.

A study among people living in America carried out by Trip Advisor showed 91 per cent of people in the country were planning to fly internally this year, compared with the 84 per cent that stated the same in 2011.

The numbers taking flights overseas is also set to rise, with 65 per cent planning to take a holiday or business trip abroad, compared with the 55 per cent that said the same during the survey last year.

Choosing which airline to fly with is also a key issue for many people, as 58 per cent say the brand of airline they are travelling with is something they will take into account before booking their trip.

Taking a trip that promotes responsible travel could also be something that appeals to a number of people, with Alex Lyons, Responsible Tourism Awards manager at, stating that it can help to pick areas that are reliant on tourism to make an impact.

Written by Alex Cochrane

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