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Earlier I wrote about the introduction of new, extremely luxurious and first class resembling Business Class cabins on plenty of airlines. I foresaw the end of First Class and the introduction of economy+ like cabins that would take over the role of the Business Class cabins. After visiting the WTM it became obvious that the...
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After an introduction on how airlines come up with ticket prices (click here to read), I will now explain how airlines assign multiple prices on the same routes to maximise the profits. They do this using different fares and fare classes. Fare + taxes What you pay for your ticket is made up of a...
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A major part of my objective with my personal website is to entertain and educate people on the magical industry that is aviation. A question that I often hear is “how do airlines come up with what they ask for their tickets?”. I wish the answer was as simple as what I will explain below...
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You’ve probably seen someone on board of your flight getting a special treatment or being called out by name. Big chance you just met one of the elite members of the airline’s frequent flyer program. In this article; a quick explanation. What is a frequent flyer program? A frequent flyer program is a program offered...
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Is flying low-cost the new normal? Within Europe but also on longer flights? And how do the traditional airlines follow this trend? How to fly “low-cost”? One of the characteristics of a low-cost airline (for short and long haul) is their skill and continuous quest to save costs; in labour (lower salaries, more working hours),...
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