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Heathrow to JFK is Top Revenue Route

BA Flights between London and New York top world rankings for revenue

Published on August 15, 2019

An analysis has revealed that the route between Heathrow Airport and New York’s JFK is the only route in the world that yields over US$ 1 Billion dollars in revenue for its airline, British Airways.

The research, conducted by OAG, the UK based airline data firm, explains that “with some US$1.15 Billion of revenue making” between April 2018 and March 2019, the Heathrow-JFK route is the only one to break the $US Billion barrier for revenue, and “is actually reporting an increased revenue per hour of some 10%”. The analysis also notes that “With over 30% of BA seats on the route in either First or Business Class the importance and the value of the route is clear to see.”

In terms of the top 10 routes to and from North America, the Heathrow to Los Angeles route comes in at 10th for British Airways, with a total revenue of US$ 452 million, whilst Heathrow to Boston yields US$ 574 million also for BA.

The analysis explains that “The relatively short sector length between Heathrow and Boston results in that route providing a higher revenue value per hour for British Airways than their JFK service whilst the Air France CDG – JFK service ranks sixth in the top ten.”

Competition in Transatlantic air travel has been lively in recent years, with new airlines arriving and others withdrawing, but the statistics suggest that the biggest winner from Transatlantic travel remains British Airways.

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