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Global Bag Fee Revenue Rises to $33.3 Billion – Press Release

CarTrawler 2023 Global Estimate of Baggage Fee Revenue reveals 15% increase from 2022 figure of $29 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 $117.9 billion worldwide for 2023. This CarTrawler Global Estimate […]

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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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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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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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More Airlines Adopt Carry-On Fees – Press Release

From global network airlines to low cost carriers, baggage is the top a la carte revenue performer.  The latest report from IdeaWorksCompany describes innovations focusing on carry-ons, baggage check-in, and booking path displays.  Fees for carry-on bags are the latest development in the global quest for ancillary revenue.  Low cost carriers have always led the

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Baggage Belts Deliver Cash for Smart Airlines – Report

This CarTrawler sponsored analysis reviews the baggage fee methods embraced by 18 carriers leading the pack.  From global network airlines to low cost carriers, baggage is the top a la carte revenue performer.  The latest report from IdeaWorksCompany describes innovations focusing on carry-ons, baggage check-in, and booking path displays.  Fees for carry-on bags are the

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Global Baggage Fee Revenue Jumps to $20.9 Billion – Press Release

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 $65.8 billion worldwide for 2021. This CarTrawler Global Estimate of Baggage Fee Revenue identifies baggage as a $20.9 billion component and provides a summary of baggage

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US & Canada Airlines Register Larger Ancillary Revenue Share With More Than 37% of Global Total for 2021 – Press Release

CarTrawler sponsored research reveals better ancillary revenue results continue with 2021 3rd quarter per passenger receipts up 6.8% over the pre-pandemic year of 2019.  The US and Canada have reinforced their position as global “centers of gravity” for ancillary revenue during the pandemic. Earlier research from CarTrawler and IdeaWorksCompany showed US and Canada airlines led

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Selling Smarter in Difficult Times

Inflight Magazine Henry Canaday delves into the creative measures that helped lift airline revenues despite the collapse of passenger air travel.  The latest report from IdeaWorks and CarTrawler estimated that carriers grossed US$58.2 billion in ancillary revenue in 2020, one of the few bright spots in a terrible year. Per-passenger ancillary revenue actually rose more

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Ancillary Revenue Provides Rare Good News for Airline Industry – Press Release

Sales from non-ticket sources in 2019 jumped 20% for the top 10 airlines, while 2020 results show a la carte rates are holding.  The 2020 edition of the CarTrawler Yearbook of Ancillary Revenue by IdeaWorksCompany is the largest ever, with 81 airlines disclosing results. By every measure, 2019 was a year of overwhelmingly good ancillary

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