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.
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IdeaWorks Company releases results from the 3rd annual Switchfly Reward Seat Availability Survey.
Shocking News: A la Carte Pricing is Good for Consumers
The ultimate compliment for the consumer acknowledges their right to choose.
Airlines Woo Members with Wild, Wierd 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.
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).