Apple devices including iPad and iPhone dominates when it comes to staying connected even in air, according to a latest data released from in-flight Wi-Fi service provider Gogo.
The data shows, tablets are the most preferred device in air at 35 percent followed closely by laptops at 33 percent and smartphones at 32 percent.
"Apple devices are still reigning above the clouds, following the tablet trend with the iPad being the device of choice," stated in the Gogo blog.
The report says that among all mobile devices being connected to the Gogo's Wi-Fi network, 84 percent devices runs Apple's iOS operating system while only 16 percent devices runs the Android operating system.
When it comes to smartphones that are being connected to network, iPhone makes up 73 percent and all Android devices make up just 26 percent. While the BlackBerry and Windows based devices scores less than 1 percent for being used in air.
"It's no surprise that general Web surfing ranked as the number one in air," the blog states.
Besides Web surfing, passengers also spend their time in flight accessing personal email, engaging in social media, checking sports scores and shopping. Whereas business travelers ranked accessing their work email and finalizing reports as the most frequent activity above the clouds.
Passengers also utilize Gogo to explore their final destination's weather, entertainment options and directions upon their arrival.
The in-flight Wi-Fi provider has partnership with Air Canada, US Airways, Virgin America, Air Tran, Alaska Airlines, Delta, United and Frontier.
Infographic: Staying Connected in Air (Credit: Gogo Blog)
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