Amadeus Ancillary Services

Airline merchandising takes off as OTAs line-up on ancillaries runway

We've been going through exciting times at Amadeus over the past few weeks, with several high profile...

If merchandising is not part of your business today, then you have no future

As one of the largest European online travel agencies, eDreams ODIGEO  has a presence in 44 countries,...

Are commission payments on ancillary services a key differentiator?

It’s possible. Some may say airlines are moving away from the idea of supporting ancillary service...


Multi-channel, collaborative approach is the key to ancillary revenue growth

Posted by Holger Taubmann (SVP Distribution, Amadeus IT Group) Airlines are forecast to benefit from...

Helping find a cure for the perpetual weakness of airline profits

That’s my mission and it’s based upon a belief that ancillary revenue benefits consumers and the airlines...

Airline ancillary revenue continues to grow but traditional channels are the key to future performance

As the current Amadeus Review of Ancillary Revenue Results for 2011 by IdeaWorks shows, airlines achieved...


Transparency and consumer choice are key in the ancillary services discussion

A recent post introducing IdeaWorks’ latest report on A la Carte shopping is a fresh contribution...

Are you prepared for EMD compliance?

IATA is currently striving for a global Electronic Miscellaneous Document (EMD) standard for ancillary...

Looking at new air service & distribution: air commercial models, retailing ,and merchandising

Later this week I’ll be in London speaking at the Flightglobal / Airline Business conference, which...


Infographics on the future of travel 2011 – latest travel trends, and potential airline industry trends

In 2011 the Amadeus blog featured the future of travel trends in infographics that highlight travel trends,...

The road to customisation – today’s challenges

In the first part of this blog series I looked at some ways airlines can customise their offers today,...

The road to customisation – today’s opportunities

It is interesting to see how consumer choice has grown over these years, and how this together with a rise...