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European Airlines’ Ash Cloud Nightmare

March 25, 2014

It is the fifth day since the Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupted, sending a cloud of volcanic ash over the European continent, grounding airlines and shutting down airports due to safety concerns. Now, in the face of losing US$200 million per day, the airlines are calling the decision to close air space “a European mess” and IATA, […]

Where are the growth hot spots in air travel?

Where are the growth hot spots in air travel?

October 27, 2012

Last week, we announced some interesting analysis from the market intelligence solution Amadeus Total Demand by airconomy, looking at growth in passenger demand between regions. Source

Ancillary revenue – coming soon, around the world

Ancillary revenue – coming soon, around the world

October 7, 2012

“Isn’t this just a passing trend?” I heard that question a lot during the early phase of the ancillary revenue revolution, just a few short years ago. Journalists were looking for a red-flag topic; skeptics considered a la carte fees a huge business mistake. Source

Air Travel: The Baggage Fee Revenue Timeline

Air Travel: The Baggage Fee Revenue Timeline

September 13, 2012

This infographic shows how the convention of baggage fees has changed over the past two decades, an how airlines are making more and more each year on these seemingly excessive fees. Source