Meaning of “hub-and-spoke system” in the English Dictionary

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"hub-and-spoke system" in Business English

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hub-and-spoke systemnoun [ C ]

uk us TRANSPORT

a transport system in which passengers travel from smaller airports, stations, etc. to one large central airport, station, etc. to make longer trips:

The main disadvantage to a hub-and-spoke system is that any disruption at the hub, such as bad weather, can create delays.

(Definition of “hub-and-spoke system” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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