- of or designating a system of air transportation by which local flights carry passengers to one major regional airport where they can board long-distance or other local flights for their final destinations.
Origin of hub-and-spoke
First recorded in 1980–85
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- (modifier) denoting a method of organizing intercontinental air traffic in which one major airport is used as a feeder for local airportsSometimes shortened to: hub