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How Technology and AI are Transforming Airline Revenue Management

The airline industry is on the brink of a technology revolution that will bring both challenges and opportunities. Despite the obstacles, executives are preparing themselves for a future where technology will play a pivotal role in enhancing profitability through process efficiencies, particularly within the revenue management function.

How Technology and AI are Transforming Airline Revenue Management

Airlines

The Opportunity for Long-Haul, Low-Cost Airlines

With the availability of better aircraft, a growing middle class and the evolving travel preferences of young travelers, there could be a billion-dollar opportunity waiting for low-cost, long haul air travel.

The Opportunity for Long-Haul, Low-Cost Airlines

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The Opportunity for Long Haul Low-Cost Airlines

Despite the setbacks faced by many low-cost carriers (LCCs) around the world in their long-haul operations, LCCs in the United States and Asia have been steadily increasing their capacity on long-haul routes. So far, the results have been positive. With the availability of better aircrafts, a growing middle class and the evolving travel preferences of young travellers, there could be a billion-dollar opportunity waiting for LCCs.

The Opportunity for Long Haul Low-Cost Airlines

Airlines

The Challenge With the Long-Haul, Low-Cost Business Model

The long-haul, low-cost business model has proved to be a challenge for airline executives. But with changes in travel preferences and advancements in aircraft technology, could we finally see a breakthrough?

The Challenge With the Long-Haul, Low-Cost Business Model

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The Challenge With Long-Haul, Low-Cost Airlines

The Long Haul Low-Cost business model has proved to be a challenge for airline executives, with very little success and numerous airline fatalities. However, with the evolution of the low-cost airline business model, changes in travel preferences post-pandemic, and advancements in aircraft technology, could we finally see a breakthrough in the last remaining frontier of commercial aviation?

The Challenge With Long-Haul, Low-Cost Airlines

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Modern Airline Retailing and the Evolution of Airline Distribution

The noticeable acceleration in the implementation of distribution changes in recent years has placed airlines in a favorable position, granting them greater autonomy over their inventory and reducing their reliance on Travel Management Companies (TMCs) compared to the past. This change in dynamics will prove consequential as more airlines move towards direct distribution.

Modern Airline Retailing and the Evolution of Airline Distribution

Airlines

Delta, United, American – in 20 Charts: New Skift Research

When comparing Delta, United, and American Airlines, which operate in similar markets with comparable business models, we found key data points that show where they can find an edge.

Delta, United, American – in 20 Charts: New Skift Research

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U.S. Heavyweights in 20 Charts: Delta vs United vs American

When comparing Delta, United, and American Airlines, which operate in similar markets with comparable business models and market shares, are there any particular metrics that highlight an edge one airline has over the others? Interestingly, there are.

U.S. Heavyweights in 20 Charts: Delta vs United vs American

Airlines

Business Cabin Revenues Exceed Pre-Pandemic Highs

Outpacing recovery in economy cabin, business cabin revenues have surpassed pre-pandemic highs despite the slow return of business travelers globally.

Business Cabin Revenues Exceed Pre-Pandemic Highs

Airlines

Business Cabin Capacity Hasn’t Recovered Fully – But Revenues Have: New Skift Research

Even with reduced capacities, revenues from airline business cabins have surpassed 2019 levels. Its no wonder that airlines executives are hoping for improved corporate travel budgets in 2023, as business cabin yields have continued to improve.

Business Cabin Capacity Hasn’t Recovered Fully – But Revenues Have: New Skift Research