“Everything we do stems from demand,” says Ankit Gupta, United’s vice president for domestic network planning. “The sunshine states are seeing much more travel demand than before, on a relative basis, while it evaporated in the Northeast.”
This is an interesting outlook of the routing map changes by the commercial carriers to support the demand in leisure travel over business travel right now. Unsurprisingly, there has been a noticeable shift in private aviation to more leisure travelers as well. I look forward to business travel ramping back up.