Heathrow retains the title of & # 39; the world's number 1 mega hub with Frankfurt second and Chicago O & # 39; Her third

Revealed: London Heathrow retains the title of & # 39; the world's number 1 mega hub with Frankfurt second and Chicago O & # 39; Her third

  • Research has looked at how many incoming and outgoing flights are possible in 6 hours
  • Researchers analyzed flights on the busiest day of 2019 to produce a ranking
  • At Heathrow, 65,000 international connections were possible for six hours
  • Other well-connected airports are Amsterdam Schiphol and Munich
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London Heathrow has been named & # 39; the world's most internationally connected airport for the third consecutive year, with Frankfurt International the second most connected and Chicago O & # 39; Hare in third place.

The ranking comes from a survey that analyzed the number of possible international connections at 50 major airports around the world in a six-hour window on the busiest day for aviation this year.

Heathrow retained the title of number 1 megahub thanks to more than 65,000 connections in this period.

London Heathrow, pictured, has been named & # 39; the world's most internationally connected airport for the third year in a row

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London Heathrow, pictured, has been named & # 39; the world's most internationally connected airport for the third year in a row

The ranking, called the Mega Hubs Index 2019, is produced by OAG, a digital flight information and intelligence agency.

The fourth place in the rankings is Amsterdam Schiphol, while Munich International completes the top five.

Other well-connected hubs are Toronto Pearson International (sixth), Paris Charles de Gaulle (seventh), Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International (eighth), Singapore Changi (ninth) and Hong Kong International (10th).

The airport with the highest rank in the Middle East is Dubai International, while the airport with the most connections in Latin America is called Mexico City International.

The most connected airport in the world for low cost airlines is Kuala Lumpur International.

The second most connected airport, according to the OAG study, is Frankfurt International, pictured

The second most connected airport, according to the OAG study, is Frankfurt International, pictured

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The second most connected airport, according to the OAG study, is Frankfurt International, pictured

Chicago O'Hare, on the photo, leads North America in domestic connectivity for the fourth consecutive year

Chicago O'Hare, on the photo, leads North America in domestic connectivity for the fourth consecutive year

Chicago O'Hare, on the photo, leads North America in domestic connectivity for the fourth consecutive year

Meanwhile, Chicago O & H is leading North America in domestic connectivity for the fourth year in a row.

On the busiest day in aviation this year, 83,580 domestic connections were possible within a three-hour period – two percent more than last year.

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United Airlines takes care of the majority of flights at O&H, with 48 percent, a two percent drop compared to 2018.

THE MOST INTERNATIONAL CONNECTED AIRPORTS IN THE WORLD 2019

1. London Heathrow

2. Frankfurt International

3. Chicago O & # 39; Hare

4. Amsterdam Schiphol

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5. Munich International

6. Toronto Pearson International

7. Paris Charles de Gaulle

8. Hartsfield – Jackson Atlanta International

9. Singapore Changi

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10. Hong Kong International

11. Seoul Incheon International

12. Kuala Lumpur International

13. Los Angeles International

14. Bangkok Suvarnabhumi

15. Mexico City International

16. Soekarno-Hatta International, Jakarta

17. Istanbul Ataturk

18. John F. Kennedy International, New York

19. Dallas / Fort Worth International

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20. Miami International

21. George Bush Intercontinental, Houston

22. Tokyo Haneda International

23. Newark Liberty International

24. Dubai International

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25. Shanghai Pudong International

26. Sydney

27. Vancouver International

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28. Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez

29. Manila Ninoy Aquino International

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30. Moscow Sheremetyevo – A.S. Pushkin International

31. San Francisco International

32. Bogotá El Dorado International

33. Guangzhou Baiyun International

34. Rome Leonardo da Vinci

35. Delhi Indira Gandhi International

36. Beijing Capital International

37. Seattle-Tacoma International

38. O.R. Tambo International, Johannesburg

39. Tokyo Narita International

40. Zurich

41. Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International

42. Vienna International

43. Tan Son Nhat International, Ho Chi Minh City

44. Boston Logan International

45. Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat

46. ​​Sao Paulo International

47. Auckland

48. Oslo

49. Bangkok Don Mueang International

50. Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International

Source: OAG

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