Articles tagged “routehappy”

Coronavirus

Airfare Data Firm ATPCO Recalibrates for Post-Pandemic Flying

Rather than guessing how people will compare flights and shop in the future, it's going to focus on giving travel agencies and other channels the right airline data via its next generation storefront, and let them figure it out. It makes perfect sense in today's unpredictable world.

Airfare Data Firm ATPCO Recalibrates for Post-Pandemic Flying

Coronavirus

Sabre Makes a Bold Bet It Can Simplify the Way Airlines Sell Seats

There’s an advantage to simplicity in retail. It’s worked wonders for companies like Apple, but then they’ve never had to work with airlines.

Sabre Makes a Bold Bet It Can Simplify the Way Airlines Sell Seats

Airlines

Amadeus and Sabre Sign Up for New Approach to Flight Selling

New deals mean that offline and online travel agencies will more quickly and commonly see richly descriptive details about what any given airfare includes, such as facts about legroom and photos of premium class seats. But don't hold your breath in anticipation. Travel sellers have to wait another five years before next-gen selling will become the norm for agents.

Amadeus and Sabre Sign Up for New Approach to Flight Selling

Startups

Airline Data Powerhouse Buys Routehappy in Bid for Transformation

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks? ATPCO's first acquisition in its 53-year history shows that rich content will play a huge role in the air distribution marketplace.

Airline Data Powerhouse Buys Routehappy in Bid for Transformation

Airlines

Routehappy CEO: Airlines, Like Coffee, Are Not a Commodity Business

The old joke in the airline business is travelers choose their flight based on three factors — price, price and price. But maybe that's not as true as some people thought.

Routehappy CEO: Airlines, Like Coffee, Are Not a Commodity Business

Airlines

TripAdvisor’s New Flights Product Seeks to Do for Airlines What It Did for Hotels

After years of relative neglect as big online players focused on hotels, companies such as TripAdvisor, Expedia and Google are investing in and giving new attention to flight products. Kicking and screaming, airlines may end up having to pay more attention to their customers.

TripAdvisor’s New Flights Product Seeks to Do for Airlines What It Did for Hotels

Airlines

Better In-Flight Wi-Fi Is Here, But What Are Your Odds for Getting It?

With odds like this, things are looking up for in-flight selfies.

Better In-Flight Wi-Fi Is Here, But What Are Your Odds for Getting It?

Airlines

State of Wi-Fi Report Shows Rapid Expansion of In-Flight Internet Service

Inflight Wi-Fi is slowly getting better, but your YouTube video stream is still a few years out.

State of Wi-Fi Report Shows Rapid Expansion of In-Flight Internet Service

Online Travel

Startups Stories Series: The Pivot to B2B Is Not the Promised Land

Travel startups pivoting from a consumer business toward a B2B focus is trendy, with founders and CEOs believing that there will be fewer marketing woes and reduced competition. But get in line when it comes to joining the droves of startups trying to sell to big corporations, hotels and travel agencies. The sales hurdle can be almost as intractable as the marketing roadblock.

Startups Stories Series: The Pivot to B2B Is Not the Promised Land

Airlines

Delta Wins Wi-Fi Bragging Rights Among U.S. Major Airlines

Outfitting aircraft with Wi-Fi is part of the battle. As Routehappy points out, the quality is still lacking with fewer than one percent of flights in the U.S. equipped with Wi-Fi that has the bandwidth to stream video.

Delta Wins Wi-Fi Bragging Rights Among U.S. Major Airlines