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December 1, 2011

December 1, 2011

Hotel and Car Rental Rewards Now Available to 300 Million Frequent Flier Members Worldwide
But consumer values differ widely among airlines offering alternative rewards designed to reduce mileage and point liability

November 17, 2011

November 17, 2011

Equipping Travel Agents to Book a la Carte Features Could Boost Global Ancillary Revenue to $100 Billion
IdeaWorks explores how airlines manage a la carte transactions with travel agents.

October 19, 2011

October 19, 2011

Airline ancillary revenue soars to $32.5 billion worldwide in 2011
The Amadeus worldwide estimate of ancillary revenue reveals a $9.9 billion increase of 43.8% (please read the results in the press release).

September 12, 2011

September 12, 2011

Five Frequent Flier Programs Accrue Revenue of $7 Billion
IdeaWorks analyzes how loyalty programs pour cash into airline coffers.

August 8, 2011

August 8, 2011

US Carriers’ Baggage Revenue of $3.4 Billion Encourages Fees to Fly Across the Globe
IdeaWorks analyzes the boom in the largest a la carte component.

August 1, 2011

August 1, 2011

Global Surge in Airline Fees and Charges Captured in 2011 Amadeus Yearbook of Ancillary Revenue by IdeaWorks
Results from 47 airlines worldwide depict huge scope of ancillary revenue.

May 31, 2011

May 31, 2011

Ancillary Revenue reported by airlines grew to €15.11 billion in 2010 and has almost doubled since 2008
Analysis from IdeaWorks, sponsored by Amadeus, reveals that United, Continental, Delta, American and Qantas are top ancillary revenue carriers for 2010.

May 26, 2011

May 26, 2011

Low Fare Airlines Offer Better Reward Seat Availability While Traditional Carriers Provide Mixed Results
The IdeaWorks Company releases results from the 2nd annual ezRez Reward Seat Availability Survey.

January 31, 2011

January 31, 2011

Planes, Cars, and Ancillary Revenues
Car rental powers ahead as a lucrative source of extra revenue for airlines and the travel industry.

October 14, 2010

October 14, 2010

Airline Ancillary Revenue Soars to €18.4 billion ($22.6 billion) Worldwide in 2010
The 110-page Amadeus Guide to Ancillary Revenue by IdeaWorks compiles a la carte activity worldwide, highlighting industry leaders such as AirAsia X, Alaska Airlines, easyJet, Ryanair, and United Airlines.

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