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Airlines Saw Boost in Revenue from Ancillaries in 2020

Phocuswire While air passenger traffic and revenue were down more than 50% in 2020 due to the impact of COVID-19, several carriers got a boost in revenue from their ancillary products and services. According to the 2021 CarTrawler Yearbook of Ancillary Revenue, produced by IdeaWorksCompany, Allegiant, Spirit, Viva Aerobus and Wizz Air all earned more …

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Wizz Air Tops Ancillary Revenues Chart as Pandemic Slashes Fares

Travel Weekly – UK Rates for add-on services such as checked baggage and assigned seating were higher for airlines as the pandemic forced fares to be slashed last year, new data reveals.  Wizz Air emerged as the top carrier out of 27 airlines in terms of ancillary revenue as a percentage of total revenue in …

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Allegiant, Spirit, Viva Aerobus, and Wizz Air Pass 50% Threshold for Ancillary Revenue in 2020 – Press Release

The 2021 edition of the CarTrawler Yearbook of Ancillary Revenue by IdeaWorksCompany, released today as a 136-page report, describes the 2020 ancillary revenue activities and results for 75 airlines. The pandemic sliced passenger traffic and revenue by more than 50% last year. Yet, most of the world’s airlines survived 2020, which is an amazing accomplishment. …

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2021 CarTrawler Yearbook of Ancillary Revenue by IdeaWorksCompany – Report

Fifty airlines post higher year-over-year results for “ancillary revenue as a percent of total revenue” in the 2021 edition of the CarTrawler Yearbook of Ancillary Revenue.  The 136-page yearbook describes the 2020 ancillary revenue activities and results for 75 airlines.  This year’s 75 airlines represent a very robust 68.9% of IATA’s worldwide airline industry passenger …

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Consumer Groups Pressure White House Over Family Seating on Planes

Travel Pulse Consumer advocates are pressuring the Biden Administration to have the Department of Transportation revisit its decision on how families are split up while traveling on airplanes. Meanwhile, consumer advocates aren’t the only ones who say airlines need to do more to put families at ease. A study released in June by the firm …

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La Pandemia se Ceba con las Aerolíneas de Bajo Coste

La Vanguardia Translated: The pandemic is primed with low-cost airlines La covid ha trastocado el mercado aéreo: estos son los ganadores y perdedores. La pandemia ha trastocado el dominio del mercado aéreo y ha modificado los equilibrios de poder en la industria. El terremoto económico del 2020 no ha afectado a todas las compañías por …

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Hotels Try Out Fees for Using the Pool and Checking In Early

Wall Street Journal One of the largest U.S. hotel owners is experimenting this year with a new business strategy: Charge guests for most services and amenities, just like in the airline industry.  In 2019, airlines world-wide collected $75.6 billion in a la carte revenue, more than doubling what they collected in 2015, according to a …

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Asian Carriers Dominated 2020 with China Southern Bumping American Airlines from Top Slot

Travel Daily News Asia Datalex, a market leader in digital commerce for retail travel, and IdeaWorksCompany, the foremost consultant on ancillary revenue, have released the second edition of The Datalex Big Book of Airline Data by IdeaWorksCompany. The 2021 edition provides a world of airline industry data collated by alphabetical order, size, airline type, region, …

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Will Airport Mobile Ordering and Deliveries Have a Future Post-Pandemic?

Skift Some may wonder if airport mobile ordering and delivery is a pandemic fad or a trend. The answer will come quickly for anyone who’s spent an extended amount of time in airports. It’s only a matter of time before competitors start popping up. “There is a big future for online ordering of food within …

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Asian Carriers Dominated 2020 with China Southern Bumping American Airlines from Top Slot – Press Release

The new Datalex Big Book of Airline Data by IdeaWorksCompany offers passenger traffic, airline revenue, and frequent flyer info for 188 airlines from Aegean to Zhuhai.  Dublin, Ireland & Shorewood, Wisconsin, 12 August 2021: Datalex, a market leader in digital commerce for retail travel, and IdeaWorksCompany, the foremost consultant on ancillary revenue, have released the second …

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