SURVEY: COVID-19 Air Travel Concerns and Expectations

Last Updated on March 19, 2021 by Greg Bessoni

ParkingAccess.com conducted a survey with over 200+ US travelers, to understand their concerns and expectations during COVID-19 and came up with some interesting finds.

Forms response chart. Question title: Have you, or do you personally know anyone, who has contracted coronavirus/COVID-19?. Number of responses: 210 responses.

Are you concerned about contracting the coronavirus?

Forms response chart. Question title: How concerned are you personally about contracting the coronavirus/COVID-19?. Number of responses: 210 responses.
  • While 84% of all people surveyed know of someone who has contracted the virus, only 57% of passengers are concerned about contracting the coronavirus.

What Are Your Top Concerns About Contracting COVID-19?

Forms response chart. Question title: Once the pandemic has subsided, how concerned would you be about each of the following at the airport?. Number of responses: .
Forms response chart. Question title: Once the pandemic has subsided, how concerned would you be about each of the following on board the aircraft?. Number of responses: .
  • The biggest concerns of people are being in an overcrowded place and sitting next to someone who might be infected.

What Steps Have You Taken to Avoid Contracting COVID-19?

Forms response chart. Question title: What steps, if any, have you taken specifically to avoid contracting the coronavirus/COVID-19?. Number of responses: 210 responses.
  • 98% take some steps to avoid contracting the virus, with the three most popular being: 1.Wearing a mask; 2.Washing your hands; 3.Public distancing;

Are You Concerned About Being Quarantined While Traveling?

Forms response chart. Question title: Once the pandemic has subsided, how concerned would you be about being quarantined while traveling?. Number of responses: 210 responses.
  • 79% of people are afraid of being quarantined while traveling.

When Will Passengers Return to Travel After Pandemic Subsided?

Forms response chart. Question title: Once the pandemic has subsided, how long would you wait, if at all, to return to your usual travel plans?. Number of responses: 210 responses.
  • 53% of the surveyed plan to return to their usual travel plans after the pandemic subsides while the other will wait for at least a month.

Are Masks Helpful Against the Coronavirus?

Forms response chart. Question title: Do you agree strongly, agree somewhat, disagree somewhat or disagree strongly with each of the following statements?. Number of responses: .
  • 75% of surveyed agree that wearing a mask prevents them from spreading and contracting the virus.

What Are The Top Three Measures that Create a Feeling of Safety?

Forms response chart. Question title: Of the following, which three would make you feel safest?. Number of responses: 210 responses.
  • 60% think wearing masks in airports and airplanes should be mandatory.
  • 37% think social distancing on air crafts makes them feel more safe.
  • 36% think seeing sanitization being performed will make them feel more safe.

Are Passengers Willing to Adopt New Measures?

Forms response chart. Question title: Once the pandemic has subsided, which of the following would you personally be willing to do during airplane travel?. Number of responses: 210 responses.
  • Only 35% of the surveyed would be willing to take a coronavirus/COVID-19 test at the departure airport.

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