EU favors larger aircraft for trans-Atlantic routes

11/11/2013 | Bloomberg Businessweek

More European airlines use larger jets to fly across the Atlantic ocean than their U.S. counterparts. While many U.S. carriers serve several hubs, most European carriers only have one hub, so a larger aircraft makes sense. Another reason is that more European passengers favor first- or business-class seats, which makes larger aircraft more financially viable.

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