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Air Passenger Routes in Hub and Spoke Networks

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press .
Written in English


  • Aerospace & air transport industries,
  • Transport planning & policy,
  • United States,
  • Deregulation,
  • Transportation,
  • USA,
  • Aviation - Commercial,
  • Aeronautics, Commercial,
  • Airlines,
  • Passenger traffic

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8078197M
ISBN 10077346915X
ISBN 109780773469150

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U.S. Air Passenger Service: a Taxonomy of Route Networks, Hub Locations, and Competition. ones implicitly chosen for them by the Civil Aeronautics Board 1 This regulatory reform has led to the development of hub-and-spoke networks. As its name implies, a hub-and-spoke network has most flights coming to a ‘hub’ airport from ‘rim Cited by: U.S. AIR PASSENGER SERVICE: A TAXONOMY OF ROUTE NETWORKS, HUB LOCATIONS, AND COMPETITION So far, we have discussed hub-and-spoke networks as something that either exists or does not. Actual flight schedules are less clear cut, however, since airlines vary in the extent to which routes, is more than twice the size of Air Alaska. If the Cited by: In the case of railways the spokes can be of any type of liner service with any frequency Hub-and-Spoke Network. Hub and Spoke Network in Transport. In the hub-and-spoke case for air freight or passengers, the hub airport refers to an airport with dense international and domestic routes. Most of the 12 major U.S. passenger airlines in operation as of use a hub-and-spoke network to route their plane traffic. The words "hub" and "spoke" create a pretty vivid image of how this system works. A hub is a central airport that flights are routed through, and spokes are the routes that planes take out of the hub airport. Most major Author: Kevin Bonsor.

Recently, hub-and-spoke networks employing central hub facilities to channel flows between interacting nodes have become popular with successful applications in ground and air transportation. In this paper, we introduce a framework for the design of this type of distribution network with networking policies and models together with exact and heuristic solution by: Hub-and-spoke networks in air transportation: An analytical review. to discrete hub-and-spoke networks for passenger airlines and package delivery HUB-AND-SPOKE NETWORKS IN AIR. In , Delta Air Lines pioneered the hub and spoke system at its hub in Atlanta, Georgia, in an effort to compete with Eastern Air Lines. In the mids FedEx adopted the hub and spoke model for overnight package delivery. After the airline industry was deregulated in , several other airlines adopted Delta's hub and spoke paradigm. The hub-and-spoke system allows an airline to serve fewer routes, so fewer aircraft are needed. The system also increases passenger loads; a flight from a hub to a spoke carries not just passengers originating at the hub, but also passengers originating at multiple spoke cities. However, the system is .