Articles tagged “segmentation”

Is Business Class Heading for an Upgrade?

Is Business Class Heading for an Upgrade?

Brian Sumers, Skift

We know first class is on the way out on routes between the biggest business cities. But do travelers want a better-than-business option at a reasonable price?

7 months ago

Top 10 Airline Developments in 2018

Top 10 Airline Developments in 2018

Jay Shabat, Skift Airline Weekly

The year 2018 was a good one collectively for the world’s airline industry. It can thank, among other things, robust premium demand on long-haul routes.

8 months ago

United’s Revenue Architect Plans to Add New Fees for Slightly Better Seats

United’s Revenue Architect Plans to Add New Fees for Slightly Better Seats

Brian Sumers, Skift

This is a tough call. In some ways, what United is doing with preferred seats is unfair. It may make it harder for families to sit together. But at the same time, most of United's competitors have similar fees.

1 year ago

United Airlines May Introduce Domestic Premium Economy

United Airlines May Introduce Domestic Premium Economy

Brian Sumers, Skift

Don't criticize airlines for segmenting their product. This is a basic business principle: Airlines want to sell customers the most expensive products they're willing to buy.

1 year ago