Additionally, five percent of respondents hooked up with a total stranger, while 87 percent went to it with their traveling partner.
The eight percent figure for the Mile High Club lands near the middle of other similar surveys. A 2010 Sensis Condoms survey said three percent of travelers joined the Mile High Club. A 2011 Skyscanner survey got drastically different results, with 20 percent saying they've attempted coitus in the sky.
This survey's true aim was to discover how people spent time at the airport while waiting for their flight. Sex just happens to be the most interesting thing going on. 67 percent of travelers grab a drink or something to eat, 54 percent shop, 41 percent play games on a smartphone or other device, 29 percent stream shows or movies, 25 percent read, and 11 percent check email.
If you find the turbulence of the friendly skies to be a hindrance to your vacation sex, you're not alone. Lots of people are getting a head start, though the survey doesn't specify how many travelers are doing it in the airport and on the plane.