Don't Overlook Regional Airports' Importance

Posted by Glenn Hollister on Mon, Oct 15, 2018

This article originally was published on Oct. 8, 2018, on Forbes.com.

OAG has released its third-annual “Megahub” studies of international and United States airport connectivity. The studies calculate the number of unique online connections that a traveler can make at a given airport on the day of the year with the most flights at that airport. This year’s results are generally unsurprising, with London’s Heathrow retaining its ranking as the most connected airport in the world, followed by Chicago O’Hare, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Toronto Pearson. Domestically, the most connected airport is O’Hare, followed by Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas-Fort Worth and Denver. 


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The United Incentive Lottery: What Went Wrong

Posted by Glenn Hollister on Tue, Mar 06, 2018

It’s notoriously difficult to develop meaningful incentive plans for airlines. We just had an unusual, and unusually public, display of that difficulty with United’s aborted attempt at switching its employee incentive program to a lottery system.


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