Passenger Acceptance of STOL-The Airtransit View 760526
137,000 passengers have used Airtransit, the Canadian STOL Demonstration, Twin Otter, Service, during 18 months of operation between the downtown centres of two major cities. The majority of passengers have been on business, making short return trips on the average of once a month. Airtransit competes with four other modes of transportation, but is used mostly by people who would otherwise travel by automobile or conventional airline. The features considered most attractive by passengers are good accessibility, shorter total trip time and a high frequency.