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2023 Allianz Partners Big Book of Travel Data by IdeaWorksCompany – Report

Allianz Partners, a global leader in travel protection and consumer specialty insurance, and IdeaWorksCompany, the foremost consultant on ancillary revenue, have released the second edition of The Allianz Partners Big Book of Travel Data by IdeaWorksCompany.  The 2023 publication, which expands on last year’s edition, provides a world of industry data for airlines, hotel groups, car […]

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Shaping Airline Retail: The Unstoppable Rise of Ancillaries

OAG Aviation Ancillary revenues are not just a supplemental income source for airlines but have evolved into a critical driver of financial robustness.  Comprehensive research conducted by IdeaWorks and CarTrawler illustrates this shift.  Over the span of less than a decade, global ancillary revenues dramatically rose from $42.6 billion USD in 2013 to over $102 billion USD

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Global Baggage Fee Revenue Leaps to $29 Billion – Press Release

CarTrawler 2022 Global Estimate of Baggage Fee Revenue reveals 39% increase from 2021 figure of $20.9 billion.   IdeaWorksCompany, the foremost consultancy on airline ancillary revenues, and CarTrawler, leading global B2B provider of car rental and mobility solutions to the travel industry, recently estimated ancillary revenue at $102.8 billion worldwide for 2022.  This CarTrawler Global Estimate

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Bundle Up ─ Ancillary products are growing and becoming creative

Air Transport World – ATW Ancillary fees have become a significant part of how almost all airlines generate revenue.  In the air transport business, they really started with budget airlines like Ryanair in Ireland and Spirit Airlines in the US, which offer passengers the cheapest base ticket along with optional fees for the add-ons that

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US & Canada Airlines Have $39 Billion of Ancillary Revenue, Including More Than $23 Billion from Co-Branded Cards – Press Release

CarTrawler sponsored research reveals US & Canada airlines grabbed 38.3% of global ancillary revenue and 66.5% of frequent flyer and commission-based revenue.  The US & Canada edged ahead with a larger share of global ancillary revenue from last year’s result of 37.1%, with a robust gain of nearly $15 billion. The recovery of long-haul traffic

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Industry Voice: Will the global airline industry provide investors with upside in 2023?

Investment Week This year, total global ancillary revenues are forecast to come close to the record high set in 2019. According to consultancy firms IdeaWorks and CarTrawler, which monitor these fees, airlines are on track to collect $102.8 billion worldwide, up from $65.8 billion in 2021 and a stone’s throw from 2019’s $109.5 billion.  Even though

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Transport: the cabin suitcase, the new goose that lays the golden eggs for airlines

Franceinfo Published in French, translated to English via Google Translate Cabin suitcases, still free a few years ago, are now more and more often paid for. Last year, they brought in nearly 20 billion euros for airlines.  All types combined, luggage brought in nearly 20 billion euros to airlines in 2021. A team from France Television

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Why Booking Directly With Airlines Can Be More Expensive

The Independent Since the rise of budget airlines such as Spirit and Frontier, U.S. airlines have dramatically shifted how they make money. Rather than earning profit margin on airfare itself, which is highly competitive, airlines are increasingly focused on “ancillary revenue” from add-on fees, credit card rewards programs and seat upgrades.  Between 2019 and 2021,

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Both the airline and the traveler win from add-on fees, a new report suggests

ConsumerAffairs The newest airline ancillary revenue report is out and, boy, oh, boy, are the airlines making bank off of those little ancillary fees.  Adding together fees for baggage, seat selection, and boarding priority along with commissions gained from hotel bookings and the sale of frequent flier miles to partners, those cha-chings are on track to

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