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An Explanation and Comparison of the Economics of Two Types of Long-Haul Flights

Wendover Productions explained and compared two types of long-haul flights and the Airbus A380 and the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The A380 is suited to the hub-and-spoke traffic model, while the 787 makes the point-to-point model possible along more routes. The video also references Wendover Productions’ earlier videos “Why Is Flying So Expensive?” and “How Budget Airlines […]
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