Over the past five years airline ancillary revenue has more than doubled, with Europe leading the way, according to the latest data from ancillary specialist IdeaWorksCompany. IdeaWorks estimates worldwide airline ancillary revenue—including baggage fees, assigned seats, refreshments, priority boarding and entertainment—totaled $65 billion in 2018, up from $28.5 billion in 2014. “The prevalence of low-cost carriers in a region actually drives the level of ancillary ...

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