CAPA: Segmented fare roll-out by United, Delta and American producing positive results

    CAPA – Centre for Aviation, in a report entitled: ‘Basic economy fares; major US airlines push the ULCCs’ stated (05-Sep-2018) the roll-out of segmented fares by American AirlinesDelta Air Linesand United Airlines seems to have produced positive results, with the upsell rates remaining solid despite some adjustments. The impact of a larger pool of fares has placed pressure on US ULCCs fares, although Spirit Airlines reported solid revenue growth in 1H2018. [more – CAPA Analysis]