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…..

European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate with USD22.5 billion share of USD65 billion global total

IdeaWorksCompany and CarTrawler have revealed that Europe continues to hold the greatest share of a la carte airline revenues in 2018, but Asia is shrinking…..

Airline fuel surcharges? … What airline fuel surcharges?

Fuel prices have pretty much doubled over the past year and US airlines have been particularly badly hit, as mostly they weren’t hedged against price…..

Spirit Airlines plans new technology push to grow ancillary revenue

After experiencing some rough patches in its non-ticket revenue performance, Spirit Airlines is on an upswing in that metric, and the company plans to further…..

Airlines are becoming better retailers, but only the most skilled will flourish in a rapidly evolving environment

Airlines are becoming better retailers and in the process encouraging consumer spending and boosting returns for investors, latest intelligence from airline ancillary revenues specialist IdeaWorksCompany…..

Airline ancillary revenues set to top USD80 billion in 2017; more than USD20 per passenger

Airline ancillary revenues are projected to top USD80 billion worldwide in 2017, more than triple the figure achieved in 2010, a latest study on the…..