Are Frequent-Flyer Programs a Cause of the “ Hub Premium ” ? 37

@inproceedings{Rotman2007AreFP,
  title={Are Frequent-Flyer Programs a Cause of the “ Hub Premium ” ? 37},
  author={Joseph L. Rotman},
  year={2007}
}
  • Joseph L. Rotman
  • Published 2007
This paper estimates the relationship between frequent-flyer programs (FFPs) and fares at hub airports. I exploit the formation of partnerships that allowed members of one airline’s FFP to earn that airline’s points on flights operated by its partner. If FFPs allow an airline to charge higher fares on routes that depart from its hubs, these partnerships… CONTINUE READING