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October 29, 2013 – Press Release

Airline ancillary revenue projected to reach $42.6 billion worldwide in 2013
IdeaWorksCompany, the foremost consultancy on airline ancillary revenues, and CarTrawler, the leading provider of online car rental distribution systems, project airline ancillary revenue will reach $42.6 billion worldwide in 2013. The CarTrawler Worldwide Estimate of Ancillary Revenue represents a massive increase of 89% from the 2010 estimate of $22.6 billion.  The CarTrawler Worldwide Estimate of Ancillary Revenue marks the fourth year IdeaWorksCompany has prepared a projection of global ancillary revenue activity, and is the first year that CarTrawler’s sponsorship of this forecast includes a series of ancillary revenue reports.

June 5, 2013 – Press Release

Reported Airline Ancillary Revenue Surged to $27.1 Billion in 2012—Up 19.6% in One Year
IdeaWorksCompany, the foremost consultancy in the area of airline ancillary revenues, and CarTrawler, the leading provider of online car rental distribution systems, today announce the results of the CarTrawler Review of Ancillary Revenue Results for 2012.

October 29, 2012 – Press Release

Airline ancillary revenue projected to reach $36.1 billion worldwide in 2012
The Amadeus worldwide estimate of ancillary revenue forecasts an 11.3% increase, surpassing $3.6 billion in new receipts.

July 23, 2012

Ancillary Revenue reported by airlines grew to €18.23 billion in 2011 and jumped 66% in two years
Analysis from IdeaWorksCompany, sponsored by Amadeus, reveals that United, Delta, American and Qantas are top ancillary revenue carriers for 2011 and 2010.

June 7, 2012

Corporate Travelers and A la Carte Pricing
Travel managers admit to Congress that a survey of member companies reveals 58% are unable to track the total amount travelers spend on a la carte fees.

April 20, 2012

A la Carte Shopping is Good for Consumers
The ultimate compliment for the consumer acknowledges their right to choose. IdeaWorks offers a trio of reasons why a la carte methods are good for consumers.

April 3, 2012

2012 Wild Weird and Wonderful Rewards
IdeaWorks reviews the frequent flier programs associated with 150+ airlines to find the most unique rewards that go far beyond flying.

December 19, 2011

Spirit Succeeds with the World’s Only Fee for Carry-on Bags
IdeaWorks estimates 20% of passengers choose it, generating $50 million annually for the airline.

December 1, 2011

The IdeaWorks List of Hotel and Car Rewards for the World’s Top-30 Airlines
Online hotel and car rewards are something new for British Airways, Southwest, and 8 more airlines

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