The recent crashes of Boeing 737 Max flights in Indonesia and Ethiopia do not appear to have impacted American travel habits. According to the Reuters/Ipsos poll, Americans say that they mostly pay attention to the ticket price, not the aircraft model, when planning new flights. And Southwest, the U.S. airline with the deepest connection to Boeing, remains the most popular carrier among Americans.
If you have a preference, which of the following is your preferred airline for personal travel?
How familiar are you with news of recent crashes of the Lion Air flight in Indonesia and/or the Ethiopian Airlines flight in Ethiopia?
What would you rank as most important consideration before buying an airline ticket for personal travel?
Note:The sample size is 2,008 respondents, the credibility interval is 3 percentage points and all responses were collected between April 30 and May 2.
By Chris Kahn and Travis Hartman | REUTERS GRAPHICS