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Questions - Flying and Airlines - December 15-16, 2013

13% Think Airline Mergers Good for Fliers
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults

Conducted December 15-16, 2013
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.