Articles for ‘airlines’

Zoom on the boom of ancillary revenues and their impacts on distribution

Jeudi 17 juin 2010 by Julia

This year 2010, ancillary revenues are everywhere in the news, especially in the airline sector. In fact, at the worldwide level, airlines ancillary revenues passed from 1,72 billion in 2006 to 7,8 billion euros in 2008  (source : IdeaWorks Guide). US airlines' passenger baggage fee revenue collection (USD) - Source: Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation Introduced by low cost carriers (LCC), the rules of this model are now more and more inspiring legacy carriers. On the one hand, they are a new source of revenues for airlines, on the other hand their allow them to really enter in strategies... 

Screen-scraping , a transition technology in an industry undergoing transformation.

Samedi 6 février 2010 by Julia

What is screen-scraping ?  Where does this strange name come from? Why is it so much used ? And why can we consider it as being just a transition technology ? We don’t need any more to demonstrate that internet has changed the travel industry:  the players have grown in number, products have become more accessible, customers’ habits have changed… From the client point of view, it’s amazing. But for the internet actors, this means an industry getting more and more complicated because of the number of connections between one another. This is how screen-scraping has became so popular. What...