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Shocking STATISTICS: Airline Revenue By US Airport

Wed Aug 14, 2002 12:36 pm

Look at this little treasure...

http://ostpxweb.dot.gov/aviation/aptcomp/apt12001.xls

Interesting to note:

-ON A "SALES BASIS"-

  • United is larger than Delta out of JFK
  • AA makes just a little over 100 million more out of MIA than it does out of SFO (MIA is not that much of a revenue generator)

    Any other "shockers"?
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    STT757
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    RE: Shocking STATISTICS: Airline Revenue By US Airport

    Wed Aug 14, 2002 12:55 pm

    Wow according to that graph the top three airline hubs in terms of revenues are :

    1.) DL's ATL hub

    2.) AA's DFW hub

    3.) CO's EWR hub

    CO's EWR hub has to be the best pure revenue generating hub considering how much smaller it is compared to the number of flights and passengers at ATL and DFW which are more than double EWR's size.

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    RE: Shocking STATISTICS: Airline Revenue By US Airport

    Wed Aug 14, 2002 1:22 pm

    WN makes more than HP out of PHX.. ouch.
    AA makes almost the same out of SFO then it does out of its mini-hub SJC
    UA seems to dominate LAX, with 250M more revenue than AA
    Average fares to HNL are pathetic


    Worst Cities and thier cariers (by avg ticket price):
    HNL AQ <= worst at $50
    OGG AQ
    TUS WN
    BUR WN
    RNO WN
    OGG HA
    DAL WN
    IAH WN
    SNA WN
    ONT WN
    SJC WN


    Best Cities and thier cariers (by avg ticket price)
    DAL AA
    EWR UA
    IAD 99
    SFO CO
    OGG UA
    IAD UA
    ANC NW
    HNL CO
    HNL TW
    OGG TW
    JFK UA <= #1 @ $380

    Top 10 lowest total revenue cities
    BUF JI
    SDF JI
    BUF NJ
    JAX JI
    MEM TW
    CMH JI
    PBI JI
    SDF 99
    OMA 99
    AUS NJ
    MSY NJ

    Top 10 highest revenue cities
    ATL DL <= highest at $2,560,448,150
    DFW AA
    EWR CO
    ORD UA
    SFO UA
    DEN UA
    ORD AA
    LAX UA
    DTW NW
    IAH CO


    Hass- YOU DA MAN! Cool figures. I could sit here all night an play with the numbers...

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    RE: Shocking STATISTICS: Airline Revenue By US Airport

    Wed Aug 14, 2002 1:27 pm

    At HNL you must factor in the massive number of cheap interisland flights and large crowd of airpass holders who commute daily and get the most for their money. While flights to the mainland and elsewhere may be inexpensive at times, the real anchor bringing that average down are the interisland runs, where nobody should be paying more than $150 per flight.
     
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    RE: Shocking STATISTICS: Airline Revenue By US Airport

    Wed Aug 14, 2002 1:43 pm

    I have not have time to check out the figures, but thanks for the link. However, remember guys, revenue means nothing, profit means everything. Of course DL/ATL is going to have the highest revenue, it is the largest hub operation in the US! And if I am not mistaken, #2 in revenue, AA/DFW, is the 2nd largest hub operation in the US! And, someone correct me if I am wrong, but is UA's ORD hub (#4 in revenue) not the third largest hub operation in the US? Of course, CO's EWR hub as #3 makes perfect sense, yields at Newark are sensational. None the less, revenue figures do not determine just how profitable these operations are. That is not to say that Delta's Atlanta hub is not profitable, but using revenue figures is not an accurate way of comparing just how much money these hubs makes in the end of it all.

    UA making more revenue than Delta out of JFK does not surprise me. UA has the Heathrow and Tokyo routes and more trans-cons. Those are huge moneymakers for them.
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    RE: Shocking STATISTICS: Airline Revenue By US Airport

    Wed Aug 14, 2002 2:38 pm

    Never said revenue was the most important thing.

    Yeah, United "makes more sales" than Delta out of JFK... but it would also be shocking to see that United's operations are probably also more expensive even though United runs out of a much smaller set of gates, facilities, etc.

    MAH456

    You are correct that UA@ORD is the 3rd largest US hub (RPMs as the standard measure of size)... but the 4th largest "sale maker".

    Yep, just like with load factors, "huge sales" do not a money maker make.

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    RE: Shocking STATISTICS: Airline Revenue By US Airport

    Wed Aug 14, 2002 2:43 pm

    UA744Flagship,

    Where can you find figures for the number of RPMs generated from hubs?Departures are actually the determining factor of the largest hubs.
     
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    RE: Shocking STATISTICS: Airline Revenue By US Airport

    Wed Aug 14, 2002 2:51 pm

    It seems that CO may carry almost as many passengers from EWR as AA does from DFW. Why are AA's numbers for passengers carried so low? UA's ORD hub also accommodated more passengers than AA @ DFW so far for the year.