European travellers would be willing to spend more on hotels in return for unbundled ancillaries, with one in three happy to spend up to EUR50

A new online report from Sabre Corporation has urged accommodation owners to improve personalisation and develop a holistic retailing model as its latest research suggests…..

Airline a la carte ancillary revenues are continuing to rise – they are now seen as a ‘necessary step for all airlines that want to stay relevant’

The birthplace of airline a la carte revenue – Europe – continues to lead the globe in annual growth for this key sales component, but…..

Cause and effect – baggage changes continue to complicate, as airlines increasingly put a price on flying our possessions

The principle of cause and effect simply highlights when something happens, it makes something else happen. The airline sector, and particular its new attitudes to…..

Ancillary alert – Spirit looks to revamped website and app to boost non-ticket revenue

US carrier Spirit Airlines is a global leader in producing non-ticket revenue, with ancillary revenues representing roughly 50% of its total revenue. The company has…..

Alaska works to shore up its ancillary revenues through a myriad of initiatives

After growing  topline revenues by +6% and decreased its selling expenses by -3% in 2Q2019, Alaska Air Group’s outlook for 3Q2019 has improved. It expects…..

Spirit Airlines and VivaAerobus were the ancillaries kings by passenger and revenue in 2018

Ancillary revenues have become a billion dollar club with the industry’s ten largest airlines all reporting ten digit results for 2018, according to a recent…..

Video of the week – Innovation in generating ancillary revenues

Ancillaries are becoming an increasingly important part of the airline revenue arsenal generating close to USD100 billion for the industry last year. Large strides have…..

Is Emirates effectively creating another class of travel as it unbundles its business class fares to offer premium comforts without some of the frills?

Travel is increasingly becoming about personalisation as the unbundling of the classic airline offer has proven. The arrival of the LCCs, their transformation to hybrid…..

Capturing more of the passengers’ travel wallet – innovation in generating ancillary revenues

Large strides have been made in generating non-ticket revenues. Yet technological advances are making wider opportunities available. Not only new forms of distribution, but also…..

Bags still fly free, but Southwest is hinting at some new non-ticket revenue initiatives

Southwest Airlines has arguably built a franchise around its bags fly free mantra, but the airline appears to be working on new initiatives to shore…..

Spirit plans a vacation packages revamp to help grow non-ticket revenue

US ULCC Spirit Airlines is planning to revamp its vacation packages business in order to shore up its all important non ticket revenue. The carrier’s…..