WIG fills a gap
WIG craft have the potential to fill a gap in the transport network, particularly inter-island transport.
Enabling Day trips from say Florida to Cuba where a ferry boat would take too long and a plane would be too expensive.
Alternative Blended Body designs offer great passenger space, and like Hovercraft bigger tends to be more efficient. They are also good candidates for hybrid power systems. Gasoline engines for takeoff and up to speed and then electric for the cruise phase.