Compagnies aériennes : qui sont les champions des revenus additionnels ?
Friday, February 23, 2018
L'Europe Est En Tête

L'activité à la carte et les transporteurs low cost génèrent sur le vieux continent le chiffre impressionnant de 27 % des revenus d'exploitation pour les compagnies aériennes basées en Europe et en Russie.

Les champions des revenus additionnels sont logiquement easyJet, Norwegian et Ryanair, dont les réseaux étendus ont influencé les modèles d'affaires de chaque compagnie dans la région. Ce qui a galvanisé le résultat à la carte pour atteindre près de 10 % des ... Read more
Budget airline to launch flights from London to Washington
Friday, February 23, 2018
Latvian budget airline Primera Air has announced it will launch flights from London Stansted to Washington Dulles airport just days after revealing that it is ditching plans for a Birmingham to Boston service, which was due to start in June.

The airline is also cutting back frequency on its new Birmingham to New York Newark service, which will launch on May 18.

Instead, it will fly five times a week from Stansted to Washington, starting on August 22. Fares will start at £199 one way.

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FCM introduces Seeqa
Friday, February 23, 2018
Global travel management company, FCM Travel Solutions is launching a powerful and progressive new online booking solution, Seeqa.

Seeqa gives travellers and bookers access to unparalleled travel options and functionality as it aggregates GDS, non-GDS and FCM's proprietary content within one business travel eco-system.

Built on the Amadeus cytric platform, Seeqa allows FCM to develop an exclusive roadmap for the platform's capabilities that includes integrating FCM's own technology ... Read more
Voyage d’affaires : quelle place pour l’intelligence artificielle ?
Friday, February 23, 2018
Carlson Wagonlit Travel a organisé, mardi 13 février 2018, son premier CWT Digital Campus. L'occasion d'échanger sur les grandes tendances et enjeux technologiques du voyage d'affaires, avec des acteurs clés de l'industrie du business travel et de son écosystème.

Bot, machine learning, etc l'intelligence artificielle a déjà commencé à s'intégrer à l'industrie du voyage.
POUR ENERIC LOPEZ, STRATEGY DIRECTOR CHEZ MICROSOFT, ELLE PERMET D'AMPLIFIER L'INGéNIOSITé HUMAINE. On va pouvoir ... Read more
Competitors eye opportunities arising from Amex GBT-HRG deal
Friday, February 23, 2018
American Express Global Business Travel's planned acquisition of Hogg Robinson Group will give the company advantages in geographic footprint, leverage with suppliers and more money to invest in technology.

GBT will benefit from HRG's more established presence in Europe, making it easier to court clients there through people who have a greater understanding of the market, Unger said.

Jack Mannix, founder of Jack E. Mannix & Associates, agreed that the acquisition makes geographic ... Read more
Airbnb is overhauling its business, becoming more hotel-like
Friday, February 23, 2018
Airbnb outlined a new roadmap to make its service more mainstream: highlighting hotels on the website, a loyalty program, and the ability to match guests with accommodations that fit their budgets and tastes.

At a company event on Thursday, Brian Chesky, Airbnb's co-founder and chief executive officer, showed off a new type of hotel-like accommodations called Airbnb Plus. The higher-end homes will be visited by an inspector, who will determine if the homes meet requirements ranging ... Read more
NIKI onder nieuwe naam Laudamotion de markt op
Friday, February 23, 2018
De Oostenrijkse luchtvaartmaatschappij NIKI, die na het faillissement van airberlin werd teruggekocht door naamgever Niki Lauda, gaat vanaf nu door het leven als Laudamotion. Eind maart moeten vluchten worden uitgevoerd in opdracht van Eurowings en Condor, melden Duitse media.

Tijdens het zomerseizoen worden vijftien vliegtuigen beschikbaar gesteld aan Eurowings voor het uitvoeren van vakantievluchten. Met drie andere toestellen moeten in samenwerking met Condor zonnige oorden worden ... Read more
Shining a spotlight on 2017 and key trends for the year ahead
Thursday, February 22, 2018
2017 was a successful year for our industry. Many airlines have seen more-robust balance sheets, driven by the strong and growing demand for air travel across the globe. As a reference source for key developments in the airline industry in 2017 and to help the industry innovate further during 2018, we've created the Global Airline Industry Almanac [1]. The scope of the topics covered within this almanac is extensive, ranging from a look at regional profitability to airline digital ... Read more
British Airways reassures buyers over NDC
Thursday, February 22, 2018
British Airways has insisted that it will not bypass travel buyers when marketing to business travellers through new NDC [1]-based channels.

Ian Luck, BA's head of distribution, said the airline was not planning to use NDC as a way of approaching business travellers directly without first talking to their corporate travel department and TMC [2].

"We recognise that a corporate traveller is from a particular corporation," Luck said during a panel session on NDC at the Business Travel ... Read more
RoomIt by CWT récompense les collaborateurs qui suivent la politique voyages
Thursday, February 22, 2018
ROOMIT BY CWT LANCE LE PROGRAMME ROOMIT LOYALTY BOOSTER. LE DISPOSITIF RéCOMPENSE LES VOYAGEURS D\'AFFAIRES QUI SUIVENT LA POLITIQUE DE LEUR ENTREPRISE AVEC DES POINTS OU MILES ADDITIONNELS.

RoomIt by CWT propose le programme de récompense RoomIt Loyalty Booster. David Falter, président de la division de distribution htelière de Carlson Wagonlit Travel, explique : "Au lieu de pénaliser les voyageurs d'affaires qui ne suivent pas les consignes, nous adoptons une approche différente qui est ... Read more