This book reviews current trends in the airline industry and its related suppliers, providing an insight into the forces that are changing its dynamics. It examines the factors reshaping the industry's structure with a view to identifying the key issues whose impact will be critical in the future. With contributions from senior industry executives and academics, the objective is to evaluate the core competencies that are determining the current shape of the industry and examine the forces that will change its direction.The profit margins from ancillaries are much higher than the commodity based sale of airline seats, with estimates of gross ... Traditionally, airlines did not charge for the first two pieces of checked luggage unless they exceeded the overall ... are also an important revenue producing entity as American Airlines for example sold $1 billion worth of miles to Citibank, its credit card partner in september 2009.
|Title||:||Air Transport in the 21st Century|
|Author||:||Dr George Williams, Dr J Frankie O'Connell|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2012-10-01|