Not only are customers who buy an elite status match good for airline and hotel loyalty programs, they’re likely more profitable by many metrics than those who the programs previously attracted through free match or challenge programs.
It is no secret that the moving map is a top draw for in-flight entertainment systems; FlightPath3D is now angling to make that experience more engaging – and more profitable – with its AI Flight Feed overlay.
After delivering massive growth over the past several years in the US market DirecTV is ready to take its inflight live television content to more international markets.
How can airlines offer a broad range of fresh food on board that passengers actually want, and even will pay for, while avoiding waste and the myriad challenges of airport catering services? Nourish, a UAE-based startup, believes it can solve that problem, bringing quality meals to travelers while also delivering a bit of incremental profit to airlines.
Nearly a year after Spirit Airlines formally launched its on-board Wi-Fi program, new plans dynamic pricing models are slated for trial later this year.
Singapore Airlines is the latest carrier to bring complimentary inflight Wi-Fi to all passengers on board. The carrier will expand its current offering – limited to 2 hours for passengers in economy class – to allow for access throughout the flight from July 2023.
How do you keep passengers feeling at home when they’re traveling with a partner airline? Alaska Airlines and American Airlines will take a significant step forward on that front in the near future. The two airlines plan to allow flight check-in on mixed carrier bookings on either app, regardless of which operates the first segment.
Delivering a differentiated product in a crowded and commoditized market can be challenging. Breeze Airways rebranded its premium cabin seats as Ascent, hoping to highlight how it differs from traditional first class products, both in what it does include and what it does not.
After three months of testing, Breeze Airways and Viasat are getting more comfortable with the performance of the inflight WiFi service on the carrier’s A220s. And the planned offerings include at least two options unique to the industry.
EasyJet has not been shy about the success of its adoption of AirFi’s on-board shopping and entertainment platform in recent months. And the carrier is just getting started with the system. Simon Cox, the carrier’s Director for InFlight Retail, recently shared some insights with PaxEx.Aero on what’s next as the program matures.