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Attitudes to Air Travel (Air Travelers)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
Publication Date
1963
Contributor
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Branches of Economy, Services and Transport
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitudes to air travel and judgements on the image of airline companies by air travelers. Topics: Image profile of the means of transport: car, airplane, bus, ship and train; safety as criterion for the choice of means of travel; attitude to group travel (package tours); advantages and disadvantages of an individual package air trip; flying as adventure; fear of seasickness on ship or air travel; assessment of the importance of service on board in airplanes; frequency of private and business trips domestically and abroad; means of transport used on the last vacation trip abroad; type and motive of last vacation trip; arranging services by the travel agency; travel costs; actual and preferred arrival time at place of vacation; attitude to night flights; requirements of a vacation and a business trip; reasons for use of an airplane and deciding aspects in the choice of airline; the significance of airplane use for business trips; company decision-maker in the choice of airline; possibility to combine business and private trips; image of German airlines in comparison with foreign companies; evaluation of the most important IATA airlines (scale); assessments of the service level and technical standard of the companies; naming airlines with old airplane types; preferred airplane types; influence of relatives on choice of airline; designation of the airline with which one took the first flight and designation of the company with which one had the worst experiences; preferred airline; memory of advertising slogans and general advertising for airline companies; judgement on the presumable success of an advertising letter of an airline company; interest in accident insurance for air travel; media usage; hobby. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; school education; vocational training; occupation; household income; size of household; state; possession of durable economic goods. Interviewer rating: city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1963-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Travelers who booked air travel through a travel agency.
Sampling
Sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1020
Note
On this topic see also ZA Study No. 0565.
Availability
Delivery
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0564 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 82 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

DIVO, Frankfurt (1963): Einstellungen zu Flugreisen (Flugreisende). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.0564