Over 59% of US adults have low or no con­fi­dence in air­lines avoid­ing delays this hol­i­day sea­son: Poll

Over 59% of US adults have low or no confidence in airlines avoiding delays this holiday season: Poll

A major­i­ty of trav­el­ers this hol­i­day sea­son seem to be hop­ing for the best but expect­ing the worst from air­lines over the next few weeks, accord­ing to recent data.
In a recent poll from the Vaca­tion­er, 59.23% of respon­dents said they have lit­tle or no con­fi­dence that air­lines will be able to avoid exces­sive delays or can­cel­la­tions this hol­i­day sea­son. About one-third of respon­dents said they have no con­fi­dence at all on the mat­ter, while around one-fourth are just a lit­tle con­fi­dent. Only 6.91% of respon­dents said they were very con­fi­dent that air­lines will avoid seri­ous delays or can­cel­la­tions.
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A plane lands at Den­ver Inter­na­tion­al Air­port on Tues­day, Nov. 21, 2023, in Den­ver. (Thomas Peipert /AP Pho­to)
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Men were more con­fi­dent about air­lines avoid­ing any seri­ous mishaps at 18.15%, while women were only 13.41% con­fi­dent on the ma …