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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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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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Seat Assignment Fees Firmly on Airline Radars – Report

Big global airline brands such as Air Canada, Air France, American, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, and Singapore generate ancillary revenue from advance seat assignment across their entire networks.  Seat Assignment Fees Firmly on Airline Radars is sponsored by global travel tech provider CarTrawler and was released today. The IdeaWorksCompany 16-page analysis describes the methods deployed by …

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American, Delta, easyJet, Emirates, and IATA Provide Examples of How to Save the Airline Industry – Press Release

Innovation can create the consistency sought by consumers and the revenue needed by airlines.  CarTrawler and IdeaWorksCompany continue the “Transformation 2021” series of reports with a second installment to guide the airline and travel industries to the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel.  Transformation 2021: Consistency and Innovation Will Save the Airline Industry …

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