Questions - Flying and Airlines - December 15-16, 2013
National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted December 15-16,
By Rasmussen Reports
1* How often do you fly - once a year, several times a year, once a month, more than once a month, rarely or never?
2* (Answered only by those who travel by plane at least once a year) Are current airport security procedures too strict, not strict enough or about right?
3* When it comes to the airline industry, is there too much government regulation or not enough? Or is the level of regulation about right?
4* Has the deregulation of the airline industry made flying cheaper or more expensive? Or has it had no impact on the cost of flying?
5* Is the merger of airlines good or bad for fliers? Or does it have no impact?
6* Is airline travel in the United States safer than the rest of the world, less safe than the rest of the world, or about as safe?
7* Should people be allowed to talk on a cell phone while traveling on an airline?
8* Would you be more likely or less likely to travel on an airline if it allowed the passenger seated next to you to talk on a cell phone during a flight? Or would that have no impact on your flying plans?
9* Who should set policy for cell phone usage while flying -- the federal government, individual airlines or someone else?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.