Oct 31

October 31, 2019

Overhead bins are a battleground. Here’s what airlines are doing to fix the problem they caused.
Washington Post
“We’ve been living with the legacy of that since then,” says Jay Sorensen, president of IdeaWorksCompany, which consults with airlines on fees.  Last year, according to an estimate from the consultancy, global airlines charged more than $28 billion in baggage fees. That includes checked luggage, charges for bags that are extra-heavy or oversize and some carry-on bags. That total is up from $13.4 billion in 2014.

Jul 29

July 29, 2019

FluggesellschaftenA verdienen Milliarden durch Zusatzeinnahmen
Zusatzeinkünfte machen bei Fluggesellschaften einen immer wichtigeren Teil der Umsätze aus. Eine neue Studie zeigt, wie viel auch Netzwerk-Airlines mittlerweile durch die sogenannten Ancillaries verdienten.  Das geht aus einer aktuellen Studie des Technologiedienstleisters “CarTrawler” und der Beratungsgesellschaft “IdeaWorksCompany” hervor.
Translated from German:  Additional income makes up an increasingly important part of revenue for airlines. A new study shows how much network airlines have now earned through the so-called Ancillaries.  This emerges from a recent study by the technology service provider “CarTrawler” and the consulting company “IdeaWorksCompany”.

Nov 07

November 8, 2016 – Report

Top Merchandising Innovations to Delight Air Travelers and Boost Profits
IdeaWorksCompany explores how American, AnadoluJet, Eurowings, Jazeera, Virgin Atlantic,
and other airlines are becoming better retailers.  The latest report from IdeaWorksCompany provides a wide variety of examples − covering traditional airlines, low cost carriers, and suppliers from all over the world – to demonstrate unique methods that generate more revenue from the sale of tickets and ancillary revenue activities.

Feb 22

February 22, 2016 – Report

Path to Profits: How the Best Airlines Promote a la Carte Sales in the Booking Path
Website examples from all over the world illustrate best practices on fare displays, baggage pre-pay, seat upgrades, and other top a la carte items.  The latest report from IdeaWorksCompany reviewed the websites of airlines all over the world and details good practices regarding booking paths ─ and also what airlines should avoid.