US hubs reaching or exceeding their passenger thresholds due to consolidation

    CAPA – Centre for Aviation, in a report entitled: ‘US domestic air travel: hubs exceed limits, ex-hubs rebuild’, stated consolidation in the US market has resulted in large hubs reaching or exceeding their passenger thresholds while other airports are attempting to rebuild in the wake of losing their hub status. Many of these airports are getting close to reaching historical passenger levels, reflecting their ability to adapt to new marketplace dynamics. As large airlines rely on their hubs to maximise high-yielding connecting passengers, it has become imperative that airport infrastructure supports growing passenger numbers throughout. [more – CAPA Analysis]