American flies from San Jose to ORD, DFW, and Austin. Would they go to their two biggest hubs, and then to AUS just because of its technology companies that are in each of the places? I can’t think of another reason why.
That sounds good to me. SJC used to be a small hub for them so they have good data on the SJC/AUS pairing.
It’s commonly known as the “nerd bird”