Informed passengers truly can affect the airline industry. Today’s example comes at American Airlines, where carry-on bags will soon be included in the carrier’s Basic Economy fares, owing to a better educated consumer and websites that help them suss out the difference.
More planes are flying with wifi than ever before. Added bonus: It is generally more useful and cheaper, too! Some great data out in the 2018 edition of the Routehappy wifi report, released this week.
Getting beyond selling on price and schedule is a major hurdle for airlines. RouteHappy spent the past 7+ years developing the technology to bring comfort and service factors into the merchandising and shopping process. And now, thanks to the massive influence of ATPCO, these bits of data will be standardized across the industry. That’s a HUGE win for travelers.