Project Description

This paper introduces a method to evaluate ticket prices for sub-orbital point-to-point (PTP) transportation services from a user’s perspective. The benefit to the user is derived by assuming that the time saved by flying sub-orbital PTP translates to a cost savings by means of opportunity cost. By evaluating how much benefit is created, the ticket can be priced so that the PTP service is more cost effective than commercial flights on an hourly basis.