Southwest Airlines, Toronto and Brazil among the most searched terms on Google in 2012

Southwest Airlines, Toronto and Brazil among the most searched terms on Google in 2012

Among the different categories, Google published the most searched travel-related terms including destinations and the most popular airlines.

Worldwide, in the most searched airlines list, six of the top trending air companies featured are American, with four of them topping the list. US low-cost Southwest Airlines came in first place, followed by United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta. From the European companies, three made it onto the list with Air France in position number five, followed by Lufthansa and British Airways.

In terms of the most popular international destinations from the US, Toronto, Paris and San Juan occupied the first three positions. The most searched for cities on Google maps within the US included San Francisco, Chicago and Denver.

For Britons, the trending travel destinations both internationally and nationally included Rio de Janeiro, Greece, Brazil, Dubai and Paris. For Australians, the most popular destination is neighbor New Zealand followed by Singapore and London.