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Airline Ancillary Revenue Nears Pre-Pandemic Level with a 56% Increase to $102.8 Billion for 2022 – Press Release

The CarTrawler global estimate reveals the “double benefit” of ancillary revenue; it provides needed income for airlines and delivers overall lower costs for consumers.  CarTrawler, the leading provider of online car rental distribution systems, and IdeaWorksCompany, the foremost consultant on ancillary revenue, project airline ancillary revenue will increase to $102.8 billion worldwide in 2022, compared …

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Average Ancillary Revenue per Passenger Jumps 39% Since 2019 – Press Release

The 2022 edition of the CarTrawler Yearbook of Ancillary Revenue by IdeaWorksCompany, released today, describes the 2021 ancillary revenue activities and results for 75 airlines. The gradual waning of the pandemic during 2021 – with passenger traffic improving 27.8% above 2020 – lifted ancillary revenue results for all categories of airlines, all over the world. …

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2022 CarTrawler Yearbook of Ancillary Revenue by IdeaWorksCompany – Report

The 2022 edition of the CarTrawler Yearbook of Ancillary Revenue by IdeaWorksCompany, released today, describes the 2021 ancillary revenue activities and results for 75 airlines. The gradual waning of the pandemic during 2021 – with passenger traffic improving 27.8% above 2020 – lifted ancillary revenue results for all categories of airlines, all over the world.  …

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New Big Book of Travel Data Reveals $867 Billion in Revenue from Airlines, Hotels, Car Rental & OTAs – Press Release

Allianz Partners, a global leader in travel protection and consumer specialty insurance, and IdeaWorksCompany, the foremost consultant on ancillary revenue, have released the first edition of The Allianz Partners Big Book of Travel Data by IdeaWorksCompany.  This new publication, which expands on IdeaWorks’ former Big Book of Airline Data, provides a world of industry data for …

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2022 Allianz Partners Big Book of Travel Data – Report

Allianz Partners and IdeaWorksCompany release report filled with data from 122 airlines, 174 hotel brands, leading car rental companies and OTAs.  Allianz Partners, a global leader in travel protection and consumer specialty insurance, and IdeaWorksCompany, the foremost consultant on ancillary revenue, have released the first edition of The Allianz Partners Big Book of Travel Data …

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Airlines Find New Ways to Leverage Loyalty Programs for a Post-Pandemic Era

Skift “One thing that has strongly survived the pandemic is the airlines’ ability to generate cash from co-brand programs,” said Jay Sorensen, president of Milwaukee-based IdeaWorks, a travel brand consultant. “I think you’re seeing some airlines behave in a way that reflects that area of relative success.”  “(The value of the programs) is based on the …

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How the value-based distribution model can drive NDC adoption

BTN – Business Travel News Europe Industry reports have revealed that the revenue earned by airlines in ancillary fees has been increasing every year. It was estimated at $65.8 billion in 2021 according to the IdeaWorksCompany and CarTrawler annual airline ancillary revenue report, and that’s still a way off from the $100 billion airlines were …

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Supplément bagages, choix du siège: comment le Covid a dopé les options payantes des compagnies aériennes

Les Echos (France) Trois exemples qui n’ont rien de cas isolés. En 2021 déjà, le rapport annuel CarTrawler/IdeaWorksCompany, consacré aux recettes annexes du transport aérien, avait identifié quatre compagnies low cost dont plus de 50 % du chiffre d’affaires était désormais constitué par ce qui était autrefois l’accessoire (l’européenne Wizz Air, les américaines Spirit et …

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