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Easyjet has revealed the most popular places to sit on an aircraft, with the window seat the most coveted position, 7F the favourite seat and 19C the least popular.
The airline polled 10,000 passengers from countries across Europe on their seat preference and found that nationality, age and travel companion all play an important factor in where passengers prefer to sit.
The study found 59 per cent of travellers prefer the window seat, followed by the aisle at 38 per cent and just 3 per cent choosing the middle seat.
Easyjet said the right hand side of the plane is more popular than the left and rows 6-7 sell out fastest.
The study showed 80 per cent of Portuguese travellers favour the window seat, with Dutch and German travellers most likely to choose the aisle.
Under 25’s are most keen to sit by the window (76%), with passengers increasingly opting for the aisle as they get older.
UK travellers “do everything possible” to avoid the middle with 56 per cent preferring the window and 41 per cent opting for the aisle.
“The window versus aisle debate is one of the most frequently overheard conversations while flying,” said Peter Duffy, group commercial director for Easyjet.
“It is clear that no matter where you live having the ability to choose your seat is important and is something that our customers value.”
According to the results you are most likely to find:
Commentary from passengers revealed more inquisitive or nervous travellers are likely to choose the window for the view and to observe what’s happening en route. Younger travellers also prefer the window for photo opportunities of the scenery and wing mid-flight.