News from Travel Technology Update: Airlines' ancillary revenues grew 43% in 2009 over the previous year, to $13.5 billion worldwide, according to a study by IdeaWorks, a consultancy focused on airline ancillary revenues, that was underwritten by Amadeus. Overall, airlines worldwide lost somewhere in the neighborhood of $16 billion in 2008 and nearly $10 billion in 2009. The study noted that some of the additional revenue last year came from new ancillary revenue initiatives ...

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