Airline ancillary revenue projected to reach $36.1 billion worldwide in 2012
The Amadeus worldwide estimate of ancillary revenue forecasts an 11.3% increase, surpassing $3.6 billion in new receipts.
Ancillary Revenue reported by airlines grew to €18.23 billion in 2011 and jumped 66% in two years
Analysis from IdeaWorksCompany, sponsored by Amadeus, reveals that United, Delta, American and Qantas are top ancillary revenue carriers for 2011 and 2010.
Corporate Travelers and A la Carte Pricing
Travel managers admit to Congress that a survey of member companies reveals 58% are unable to track the total amount travelers spend on a la carte fees.
A la Carte Shopping is Good for Consumers
The ultimate compliment for the consumer acknowledges their right to choose. IdeaWorks offers a trio of reasons why a la carte methods are good for consumers.
2012 Wild Weird and Wonderful Rewards
IdeaWorks reviews the frequent flier programs associated with 150+ airlines to find the most unique rewards that go far beyond flying.
Spirit Succeeds with the World’s Only Fee for Carry-on Bags
IdeaWorks estimates 20% of passengers choose it, generating $50 million annually for the airline.
The IdeaWorks List of Hotel and Car Rewards for the World’s Top-30 Airlines
Online hotel and car rewards are something new for British Airways, Southwest, and 8 more airlines
The ABCs of EMDs
IdeaWorks explores how airlines manage a la carte transactions with travel agents.
Loyalty by the Billions
IdeaWorks analyzes how frequent flier programs pour cash into airline coffers.
Billions of Dollars in Baggage Fees Travel the Globe
In this report, IdeaWorks evaluates how baggage fees are spreading across the globe, describes how these fees are on track to become the industry’s largest source of ancillary revenue, and recommends strategies to boost baggage revenue.