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Topic: Distribution

Skyscanner’s Vision for Airline Distribution: What It Is and What It Means for the Industry

By 2020, digital travel sales worldwide are expected to reach $817 billion, with online travel agencies taking up a big piece of that pie. Overall, roughly 33% of leisure tourists prefer online travel sites like Expedia for airline ticket booking, and 53% of corporate tourists opt for such third-party sites.

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2017 Airline Distribution Outlook: A Break in Tradition with Disruptive Technologies

An American futurologist, Alvin Toffler, once said that technology is “the great growling engine of change”. For the airline industry this “great growling” could in fact be ear-deafening. As businesses now depend on new and cutting-edge technologies to keep up with the ever adaptable consumer market behavior, dated industries

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Topics: Aviation, Revenue Management, Distribution

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Turning Valued Airline Passengers into Valuable Customers

  The IATA World Passenger Symposium (WPS) which took place in Dubai from October 18-20 was centered on the theme “Innovating better, together.” More than 800 delegates gathered here to ‘innovate’ and explore ways to pave the future of airline distribution and services.

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Topics: Aviation, Revenue Management, Distribution

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