Poll: Fliers would use iTunes if available

Over a third of airline passengers would download songs from Apple iTunes if they were available in seat-back in-flight entertainment systems, a recent poll suggests. The poll, run by leading aviation media portal www.flightglobal.com , showed that 38% of site visitors would download songs from iTunes if they were available in seat-back in-flight entertainment systems, while 62% said they would not.

The poll was run in response to recent talks held between Apple and Aircraft in-flight entertainment (IFE) system providers on the possibility of licensing iTunes media download software for airlines’ in-flight systems, enabling passengers to use their frequent-flyer miles to download music and videos onto their iPods in-flight.

The poll attracted 750 participants, and ran between April 12 and 18 at www.flightglobal.com , the world’s leading aviation media website, attracting a wide range of aviation professionals and enthusiasts.
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