A survey by American Express Global Business Travel found only 16% of Australian business travellers worked on long-haul flights, compared with the 66% who watched a movie or read a book.
Reported by the Australian Financial Review, the survey basically found executives like an excuse to switch off on a long-haul flight.
While some airlines have started to offer Wi-Fi, the survey found more than 70% of execs don’t want it.
According to the article, Qantas abandoned its Wi-Fi plans, after hardly anyone used it.
“Customer response to the trials told us that access to the internet on the ground is more important than in the air,” a Qantas spokeswoman said.
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