Articles tagged “airfares”

Airlines

This Airlines Deal Portends More Back-End Shakeups on Tech and Data

ATPCO's acquisition of fare management tech from SITA probably won't be the last project airlines will reassign. This month's appointment of Alex Zoghlin as CEO of ATPCO suggests further changes are looming.

This Airlines Deal Portends More Back-End Shakeups on Tech and Data

Business Travel

Why a British Airways Sales Boss Is Excited by the Prospect of Even More Zoom Meetings

While most of us suffer Zoom fatigue, British Airways’ head of global sales thinks short, sharp video calls are the future when working out airfares with corporate customers. Ring lights at the ready.

Why a British Airways Sales Boss Is Excited by the Prospect of Even More Zoom Meetings

Airlines

Where Are Travel Prices Headed? Get Ready for Twists and Turns

Domestic airfares around the world fell dramatically in May — on average. But, as with hotels, there are currently pockets of strength — and will be for months. Still, contrarian trends don't make for a nice, tidy trend line when it comes to prices.

Where Are Travel Prices Headed? Get Ready for Twists and Turns

Airlines

Southwest Airlines CEO Expects ‘Brutal Low-Fare’ Competition

The airline business has never been been geared toward executives afraid of a fight. But airline fare wars that loom coming out of the pandemic could be in a category all their own. Will Southwest's infrastructure and operating mode put it in a better position than others?

Southwest Airlines CEO Expects ‘Brutal Low-Fare’ Competition

Business Travel

Mondee Buys Airfare Wholesaler in Play for Ethnic Travel Agencies

Mondee's acquisition of fast-growing CTS (Cosmopolitan Travel Service) makes the group North America's largest airfare wholesaler by market size. Notably, Mondee could afford the deal thanks to fresh backing by TCW Group, a giant asset management firm. Lots of institutional money is seeking opportunities in travel this year.

Mondee Buys Airfare Wholesaler in Play for Ethnic Travel Agencies

Airlines

Alaska Air Looks Beyond Discounting With New Creative Ways to Sell Fares

At the typical airline, revenue managers take themselves very seriously. They don't like to do anything that could dilute their numbers. It's nice to see Alaska taking a fresh approach.

Alaska Air Looks Beyond Discounting With New Creative Ways to Sell Fares

Business Travel

2020 Greets Biz Travel Managers With Cheap Airfares

Expensive flights will remain an issue for travel managers going forward. Deals can be had, however, especially in the regions most important to global commerce.

2020 Greets Biz Travel Managers With Cheap Airfares

Online Travel

Why Airlines Keep Creating Even More Types of Fares

Many airline executives insist that their so-called New Distribution Capability, or new method of sharing data for selling tickets, will hit a major target next year. But industry insiders say the target will be missed. To cope in the meantime, several airlines will expand the marketing for bundled fares under a confusing array of brand names.

Why Airlines Keep Creating Even More Types of Fares

Airlines

Airfare Clearinghouse Promotes Routehappy Execs to Fit New Data Strategy

Fare-filing clearinghouse ATPCO has announced changes in its c-suite. So we checked in to see how it's progressing on its modernization effort. The challenges are daunting.

Airfare Clearinghouse Promotes Routehappy Execs to Fit New Data Strategy

Airlines

Complaints About High Airfares Led Indonesia to Lower Jet Fuel Prices

Indonesia President Joko Widodo threatened the state energy company that he would let private companies enter the market if it didn't lower fuel prices to an acceptable level. That threat seemed to have helped.

Complaints About High Airfares Led Indonesia to Lower Jet Fuel Prices