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 Work” to make its comparison.

Airbus made an enormous plane, Boeing made an efficient plane. They both had different ideas on how the airline industry would work in the future, and only one was right.