Articles tagged “airline retail”

Travel Technology

Trip.com Bolsters Flight Search Engine to Boost European Bookings

Western companies such as Hopper and Amadeus are lining up to sell enterprise tech solutions to Trip.com Group. That's because the Chinese travel powerhouse is in a shopping mood. It sees back-end technology as critical for making further market share gains in Europe.

Trip.com Bolsters Flight Search Engine to Boost European Bookings

Airlines

EasyJet’s Rail Deal Highlights New Airline Sector Way of Selling Trains and Flights

Airlines need to work more closely with railway operators to fend off climate change activists. But they also need to test new technological ways of selling content from other suppliers. Let's think beyond joint ventures, codeshares, and interlining.

EasyJet’s Rail Deal Highlights New Airline Sector Way of Selling Trains and Flights

Airlines

Singapore Airlines Doubles Down on the E-Commerce Trend by Carriers

The superapp is where it's at in Asia, so it's not a surprise to see Singapore's flag carrier broaden its e-commerce playbook. Yet looking worldwide, it's remarkable how many airlines are now going direct-to-consumer in selling non-flight products and services.

Singapore Airlines Doubles Down on the E-Commerce Trend by Carriers
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Airlines

New Report: How Airlines Will Get Back on the Path to Profitability

How are airlines preparing to address the needs of the changed passenger and disrupted operating environment as the world emerges from the Covid-19 crisis? Expect to see strategies for personalized value, more choices, and greater airline control, as airlines move forward on their unique journey back to profitability.

New Report: How Airlines Will Get Back on the Path to Profitability

Business Travel

Amadeus to Scale Up Its New Distribution Effort in 2021 Starting in Asia

It's a fascinating question whether airlines and travel agencies will be able to keep pushing forward on modernizing the sector's tech. But Amadeus aims to press on with its part in the process.

Amadeus to Scale Up Its New Distribution Effort in 2021 Starting in Asia
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Airlines

How Travel Agencies Can Maximize Commissions and Boost Profitability in a New Era of Airfare Retailing

Travel agencies can say goodbye to old-school excel spreadsheets and paper agreements for keeping track of airfare sales. Today, digitalization provides a much easier and powerful tool to manage incentive and commission contracts with airlines.

How Travel Agencies Can Maximize Commissions and Boost Profitability in a New Era of Airfare Retailing
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Airlines

How Travel Agencies Are Winning Over Customers and Airlines in a Fragmented Industry

In search of a competitive edge, price transparency, and the ability to offer better service to their customers, travel agencies find value in indisputable data provided by aggregators such as Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC).

How Travel Agencies Are Winning Over Customers and Airlines in a Fragmented Industry
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Airlines

Blockchain Technology Finds New Purpose in Transforming Airline Retailing

New kinds of partnerships and connections are changing how the airline industry retails. Stakeholders are increasingly turning to new technology like blockchain to facilitate these changes without disrupting their ability to provide travelers a frictionless experience and giving travel managers the control they need.

Blockchain Technology Finds New Purpose in Transforming Airline Retailing

Airlines

Incoming CEO of Airlines-Backed ARC Sees Direct Bookings as Growth Area

Airlines Reporting Corporation's expansion into providing services around direct bookings is intriguing. We'll be watching how it handles the challenge without vexing the travel agencies that will remain its core customer.

Incoming CEO of Airlines-Backed ARC Sees Direct Bookings as Growth Area
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Airlines

Airlines Use New Tech to Create Partnerships That Increase Direct Bookings

New interlining technology is helping airlines simplify how they partner with other airlines and grow direct bookings.

Airlines Use New Tech to Create Partnerships That Increase Direct Bookings