United Airlines is dropping the Cleveland hub

United Airlines (Chicago) is reported to be on the verge of de-hubbing its struggling Cleveland Hopkins International Airport hub according to this report by WKYC. According to the report, a majority of the current routes routes will be dropped. CEO Jeff Smisek is quoted as saying the CLE hub is losing money and the losses cannot be sustained. A press conference is scheduled for tomorrow by Mayor Frank G. Jackson.

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Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 737-924 N71411 (msn 30128) climbs away from the runway at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.

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United’s Current Domestic Route Map (CLE has always been in the shadow of the large Chicago O’Hare hub):

United 2.2014 Domestic Route Map