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.
Hotel and Car Rental Rewards Now Available to 300 Million Frequent Flier Members Worldwide
But consumer values differ widely among airlines offering alternative rewards designed to reduce mileage and point liability
Airline ancillary revenue soars to $32.5 billion worldwide in 2011
The Amadeus worldwide estimate of ancillary revenue reveals a $9.9 billion increase of 43.8% (please read the results in the press release).
Five Frequent Flier Programs Accrue Revenue of $7 Billion
IdeaWorks analyzes how loyalty programs pour cash into airline coffers.
Ancillary Revenue reported by airlines grew to €15.11 billion in 2010 and has almost doubled since 2008
Analysis from IdeaWorks, sponsored by Amadeus, reveals that United, Continental, Delta, American and Qantas are top ancillary revenue carriers for 2010.
Planes, Cars, and Ancillary Revenues
Car rental powers ahead as a lucrative source of extra revenue for airlines and the travel industry.