Category Archives: Ancillary Revenue

FFP Spring at the Freddies 2012

The Freddies are back! 2012 sees the return of the Freddie awards and alongside the event Airline Information is running FFP Spring.  With speakers from the likes of Etihad, the new PeoplExpress and the guru of FFP programs himself, Randy … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger – Ivor Smith, Duty Free on Arrival.com

Scan, board, buy and fly with Duty Free QR codes SeaMountain is delighted to have a guest blogger today, Ivor Smith from Duty Free on Arrival.com with an update of what is happening in the highly competitive world of duty … Continue reading

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Payment surcharging

Payment surcharging – ancillary revenue or cost saving? In preparing for the Airline and Travel Payment Summit in Toronto on the 12/13th of October 2011, one of the themes that keeps emerging is payment surcharging.  In the UK, where I am based, … Continue reading

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Can Spirit teach Ryanair a trick or two?

Spirit annouce maiden quarterly profits Spirit, who recently became a public company, has just announced its first quarterly results and not surprisingly they are in the black.  Interestingly enough as the majors try to trim and manage capacity, Spirit are … Continue reading

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British Airways and Iberia Results

Operating profit International Airline Group (IAG) the parent company of the merged British Airways and Iberia has just reported its 6 months results to the end of June 2011.  At one level the results look good.  They report an operating … Continue reading

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EasyJet’s ancillary revenue up 37%

EasyJet earning £11.65 per seat in ancillary revenue EasyJet seems to be fighting on at least two fronts – one against its major shareholder and the other against its major competitor Ryanair.  With both releasing their figures lately there are … Continue reading

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115 million euro extra ancillary revenue income for Ryanair?

Charging for extra leg room seats In yesterday’s post about Ryanair’s first quarter results we commented about the 10 euro charge for the 21 extra leg room seats that the company is trying out on a number of routes.  If … Continue reading

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Marketing investment paying off for JetBlue?

JetBlue spends $13m more on marketing Ryanair has been the subject of the last few posts so a quick trip across the Atlantic is long overdue.  JetBlue is an interesting company.  One that believes in creating a brand built around … Continue reading

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Ryanair’s Ancillary Revenue

Ancillary Revenue Sales up 22% Ryanair has just released its first quarter figures and has reported an increased in ancillary revenue sales of 22%.  This takes its income from this source to 248 million euro and, in this quarter, ancillary … Continue reading

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Ryanair Frequent Flyer Program?

Flight tracker Ryanair has just announced that they are launching their latest passenger innovation called “Flight Tracker”.  They claim this allows passengers to easily retrieve future and historic bookings.  At first pass this doesn’t look like much of an innovation.  … Continue reading

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