How Airlines Decide Where to Fly by Wendover Productions - 7 months ago

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References:
[1] https://www.oag.com/blog/billion-dollar-route
[2] https://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com/2018/06/21/after-dropping-chicago-beijing-american-airlines-considers-ending-all-chicago-asia-flying/
[3] https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/278489/american-airlines-ends-chicago-beijing-service-in-oct-2018/
[4] https://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com/2018/06/21/after-dropping-chicago-beijing-american-airlines-considers-ending-all-chicago-asia-flying/
[5]https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_-AP2_TbPwAkJEtBlqKp_yyzncp2oob3/view?usp=sharing
[6] https://www.chicagobusiness.com/airlines-airports/meet-route-planners-mapping-uniteds-future?utm_source=this-week-s-crain-s&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20190315&utm_content=article2-headline
[7] https://www.anna.aero/2018/12/04/birmingham-to-hong-kong-is-skyscanners-unserved-route-of-the-week/; https://www.anna.aero/2017/11/22/del-akl-is-skyscanner-unserved-route-of-the-week-with-420000-searches/; https://www.anna.aero/2017/03/29/barcelona-bangkok-is-skyscanner-unserved-route-of-the-week/; https://www.anna.aero/2017/03/22/london-kochi-skyscanner-unserved-route-week/
[8] https://thepointsguy.com/news/united-dropping-lax-sin-route/; https://www.chicagobusiness.com/airlines-airports/meet-route-planners-mapping-uniteds-future?utm_source=this-week-s-crain-s&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20190315&utm_content=article2-headline
[9] https://www.dropbox.com/s/cmwmjchpg0fypnf/Screen%20Shot%202019-03-23%20at%207.39.29%20PM.png?dl=0
[10] https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_-AP2_TbPwAkJEtBlqKp_yyzncp2oob3/view?usp=sharing
[11] https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/274661/wow-air-adds-dallas-service-from-may-2018/
[12] https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/274804/icelandair-adds-dallas-service-from-may-2018/
[13] https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/275813/american-adds-dallas-reykjavik-seasonal-service-in-s18/
[14] https://www.chicagobusiness.com/airlines-airports/meet-route-planners-mapping-uniteds-future?utm_source=this-week-s-crain-s&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20190315&utm_content=article2-headline

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