The article examines the possibilities for public transit to provide airport links and it sets out some condition for their success. The focus of the article is on rail, because of its usually high capacity and speed. The first condition is sufficient market potential, to be divided in: air passengers; employees; and visitors. An equally vital condition is the creation of a dedicated system for short distance connections to the main urban area served by the airport. In addition, customer related and operator related conditions need to consider the following for the passenger: convenience, transparency, information, accessibility, safety, reliability, and image. And, for the operator: marketing, communication, income, and fulfilment.


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  • Accession Number: 00972979
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 25 2004 12:00AM