One Flight Route To America Is The World’s Only Billion Dollar Route
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One flight route makes more money than any other flight route in the world. According to Forbes, British Airways generated nearly $1.2 USD billion flying between London Heathrow and New York’s JFK.

Air travel intelligence company OAG has detailed the routes and airlines that generate the highest revenue around the world. They said, “British Airways, Heathrow – JFK New York service retains its number one position with some $1.15 billion USD of revenue making it the only route to break that barrier and actually reporting an increased revenue per hour of some 10% which will keep the accountants happy.”

“The JFK-LHR route earned British Airways more than $1.15 billion USD between April 2018 and 2019. With more than 600 flights per month, that breaks down to an hourly revenue of $27,159 USD, a 10% increase on last year.”

Why is this such a lucrative route? Over 30% of BA seats on the route are in either First or Business Class.

Clearly, a large portion of these passengers are traveling for business and their company is paying for the flight so they are not looking for a luxury travel bargain. Quite the opposite. If their corporate account stretches to Business or First Class flights, it will probably also stretch to one of the best hotels with club lounges in London or one of the best in New York. which is a great way of enjoying these fantastic cities in an exclusive space.

We have reviewed British Airways in both First and Business Class on a number of occasions so you can see if the upgrade is worth it. Our latest reviews can be found below.

British Airways is a great airline with a great new Business Class product launching at the moment.

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