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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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80% of Leading Network Airlines Rely on a la Carte Fees from Standard Seat Assignments – Press Release

For many airlines, revenue from seat assignment sales has moved up the income statement from a minor presence to a strong #2 spot. For some, this can be a billion-dollar result, and for every other airline it’s a multi-million-dollar business. Seat Assignment Fees Firmly on Airline Radars is sponsored by global travel tech provider CarTrawler …

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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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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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