Header background image

Airline Hubs: Bases Of Operations

Explore Today's Deals

Logo invertediFly.com

Airline Hub Locations

Airlines use certain airports as gateways to multiple destinations other than their headquarters for connecting flights, which are called hubs. An airline hub is a specific airport that an airline company uses to move its passengers to the connected flights to reach their intended destination comfortably.

Oftentimes, a change of flights in between origin and destination airports is required while heading towards a final destination. In whats known as the hub-and-spoke system, hubs are the central connecting points that allow air carriers to concentrate traffic at specific destinations to facilitate easy transfers onward to a network of other destinations. 

Most airlines have more than one hub. Most of the major airline hubs are located in the biggest and the busiest airports in the world.

For your ease, airline route maps are also available in the magazines of the flights from where you can check your connecting flight route. Further, you can go through these maps to check the landing points in between your journey.

 American Airlines

American Airlines uses Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport as its main base, which is located in Texas. This airline has various flights scheduled from these major hubs for connecting the flights, which is useful for you in many ways. In total, there are seven major hubs that American Airlines uses:

 United Airlines

United Airlines has seven hubs in the United States, with the largest located in Denver, Chicago, Newark & Houston. United's significant hubs are as follows:

 Delta Airlines

Delta Airlines calls their massive operation in Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport headquarters and home, as well and their main operational base located in Georgia. They also have hubs in:

 JetBlue Airways

JetBlue's major base is located in the JFK airport in New York City, and there are six other hubs JetBlue uses as follows

 Air Canada

Being Canada's largest airline, Air Canada calls its home at Pearson International Airport is its main hub located in Toronto. It has other four other hubs in Canada, which are as follow:

 Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines have three main hubs for passengers.

The other two hubs of Alaska Airlines are as follows

  • San Francisco International Airport
  • Los Angeles International Airport

 Hawaiian Airlines

Honolulu International Airport in Hawaii is the major hub of Hawaiian Airlines.

READ MORE: Info & help on specific airports

Find more help here for your journey through the airport