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Latest Ancillary revenue Stories

2014-04-10 04:20:09

New Airline Retail Technology Designed to Help Airlines Grow Ancillary Revenues through Passengers' Mobile Devices LONDON, April 10,( )2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CellPoint Mobile, a European provider of mobile payment enablement and transaction solutions to the retail, transportation and financial services sectors that processes more than 2.5 million transactions per day, has launched its mRetail(TM) Ancillary Revenue Platform designed to help airlines create and increase ancillary revenue...

2014-01-30 12:21:06

Fly.com Survey Reveals the Services Fliers Do and Don't Want from Airlines NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ancillary fees are big business for airlines. A recent industry report suggests that North American carriers collected $17.2 billion in ancillary revenue during 2013. But what are these fees really costing airlines in terms of customer satisfaction? As airlines gear up to add yet more fees in 2014, new research from Fly.com reveals a discrepancy between the services that fliers...

2014-01-10 12:21:45

Biggest concern is delayed flights; year-over-year booking trends remain nearly unchanged; and airline change fees top ancillary fees. PLYMOUTH, Minn., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 40% of Travel Leaders Group's business-focused travel agents have indicated that business clients will be traveling more in 2014 than last year and nearly another 40% state client bookings will be the same as in 2013, according to the results of the top business travel trends survey from Travel...

2013-06-24 08:21:25

Industry Benefiting from Improved Capacity and Reduced Supply NEW YORK, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Revenue growth has recovered to pre-recession levels and the U.S. airline industry is expected to maintain profitability in 2013, according to Tailwinds, a report on the airline industry from PwC US. However, while the industry has become better at managing capacity and generating ancillary revenues, it faces rising costs for fuel, labor and maintenance. To achieve...

2013-03-27 12:21:02

The first iPad-based inflight solution available on the market LAS VEGAS, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Allegiant Systems is pleased to announce the public launch of the FlyDesk(TM) Buy-on-Board (BoB) application, the first iPad-based solution that enables airlines to process food and beverage transactions in-flight. The BoB application, which launched in beta on select Allegiant Air flights in October 2012 and which will be implemented fleetwide by the second quarter of 2013, is...

2013-02-28 12:22:33

KNUTSFORD, England, February 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Available every quarter, 'IFE Insight' includes useful facts and figures about the IFE industry in an interesting and engaging way. IFE Services launched the first infographic for the in-flight entertainment [http://www.ifeservices.com/services/in-flight-entertainment ] (IFE) industry today. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130228/600162-INFO ) Named 'IFE Insight', the infographic includes...

2012-11-26 12:22:16

COALITION FOR AIRLINE PASSENGERS DEMANDS DOT MANDATE TRUE FEE TRANSPARENCY IN NEW CONSUMER RULE! NAPA, Calif., Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This holiday season the carriers have a gift for you; a myriad of hidden fees waiting for you upon arrival at the airport. These fees are in addition to other charges you paid at the time of ticket purchase and were entirely concealed from your view! Two pro-consumer groups, FlyersRights.org and Business Travel Coalition (BTC),...

2012-10-01 02:20:36

MONTREAL, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Travel technology company Plusgrade today issued the following statement in response to a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Optiontown LLC and the company's owner Tenon & Groove, LLC, against Plusgrade. The action was filed September 10, 2012 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. "After extensive review of the complaint, we are confident that this lawsuit is without merit and we will vigorously defend the superior platform and...

2012-07-23 10:21:09

BOSTON, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a keynote speech delivered at the Global Business Travel Association's (GBTA) 2012 annual convention in Boston, GBTA Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer Michael W. McCormick strongly endorsed the need for full transparency and purchasability of airlines ancillary services and related fees: ". . . GBTA fully supports the free-market right of businesses to create and follow their own chosen business models, including charging ancillary fees....

2012-02-03 04:23:00

LONDON, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN) has today announced the launch of EAN Smart Cross Sell, which enables airlines to maximize ancillary revenues by cross selling hotels to their online customers. Most estimates put annual airline ancillary revenues to be in excess of $30 billion and the most active practitioners get nearly one-fifth of their operating revenues from such fees. With Smart Cross Sell, airlines can display dynamic, tailored hotel offers to...