OAG ranks London Heathrow No. 1 in airport connectivity for 3rd consecutive year

OAG, a provider of travel data and insight, has announced it has released its Megahubs Index 2019, listing the Top 50 most internationally connected airports in the world and the Top 25 most domestically connected airports in the US, the company said.

London Heathrow remains No. 1 in airport connectivity for the third straight year in Megahubs Index 2019. On the busiest day in aviation this year, over 65,000 international connections were possible within a six-hour window. Frankfurt International Airport (FRA; ICI:309) moved up one spot in this year´s global rankings, giving Europe the top-two spots in the world. Chicago O´Hare (ORD; ICI:290), Amsterdam (AMS; ICI:279), and Munich (MUC; ICI:259) followed closely behind.

The most connected international hubs in the Asia Pacific include Singapore in ninth (SIN; ICI: 240), Hong Kong in 10th (HKG; ICI:234), Incheon in 11th (ICN; ICI:233), and Bangkok in 14th (BKK; ICI:214). Kuala Lumpur (KUL; ICI:150) is the most connected Megahub in the world for low-cost carriers (LCCs).

OAG is a global travel data provider, that has been powering the growth and innovation of the air travel ecosystem since 1929. Headquartered in the UK, OAG has global operations in the USA, Singapore, Japan, Lithuania and China.