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Airline revenue management for beginners Lesson I: Christmas is a good time to make money from desperate parents

Airline revenue management for beginners Lesson I: Christmas is a good time to make money from desperate parents

Yes, Christmas is approaching and airline revenue managers are rubbing their hands with glee as they prepare to exploit the British desire to get some winter sunshine. We compare daily fares available from easyJet, Norwegian and Ryanair between London and Tenerife South.

Still not booked to go to next week's IATA Slot Conference in Copenhagen? Check out our fares analysis!

Still not booked to go to next week’s IATA Slot Conference in Copenhagen? Check out our fares analysis!

With the 132nd IATA Slot Conference starting in just over a week, anna.aero takes a closer look at airline fares from 12 major European cities to Copenhagen. Despite being just a snapshot, the fare advantage of LCCs is still clear. SAS’ fares compare favourably with other legacy carriers on most routes.

Farewatch: High yields on London-Moscow hard to find for easyJet so far

Farewatch: High yields on London-Moscow hard to find for easyJet so far

Launched today with its very own logojet, anna.aero looks at the revenue performance of easyJet’s newest medium-haul route – London Gatwick to Moscow Domodedovo.


Fancy an Easter break from London on easyJet or Ryanair?

Fancy an Easter break from London on easyJet or Ryanair?

The upcoming Easter weekend is a popular time to get away. Now that the UK’s record warm March has given way to a freezing April there is likely to be a surge of interest in getting away this weekend. But how much are the two biggest LCCs in the UK charging from their biggest bases? Which two destinations could you find yourself paying over €1000 for a return trip with easyJet?

Madison sees fares rise by 17%; Atlantic City's domestic fares fall by over 8% in 2011 Q1 v 2010 Q1

Madison sees fares rise by 17%; Atlantic City’s domestic fares fall by over 8% in 2011 Q1 v 2010 Q1

Which US airports have seen the biggest year-on-year increase (and decrease) in domestic air fares between 2011 Q1 and 2010 Q1. Data from the US Bureau of Transportation Statistics reveals the answer.

Atlantic City (falling) and El Paso (rising) see big changes in airport fares in 2010 Q4; Newark most expensive overall

Atlantic City (falling) and El Paso (rising) see big changes in airport fares in 2010 Q4; Newark most expensive overall

So which US airports have the highest fares for domestic air travel? Using BTS data we look at 2010 Q4 data and also make comparisons with 2009 Q4. Which state has three of the top four airports for lowest fares? And which airline has two of its bases among the most expensive?


Norwegian joins airberlin, germanwings, Ryanair and SAS in serving Berlin-Stockholm market

Norwegian joins airberlin, germanwings, Ryanair and SAS in serving Berlin-Stockholm market

The capitals of Germany and Sweden are now connected by five different airlines. How do one-way fares for the next eight weeks compare and what “extras” do passengers have to pay for? Can you guess the ranking of the carriers in terms of average ‘basic’ fare? Probably, but exactly how wide is the range of average fares?

easyJet, Lufthansa Italia and Vueling all compete on Milan Malpensa to Barcelona route; how do fares compare?

easyJet, Lufthansa Italia and Vueling all compete on Milan Malpensa to Barcelona route; how do fares compare?

What happens when two LCCs go head-to-head with a legacy carrier operating a foreign base? How much more can passengers on LCCs pay if they have the ‘wrong’ sort of payment card, fancy a ‘good’ seat, and want to take some hold luggage? How does an upcoming national holiday in Italy impact fares in early June?

airberlin beats Lufthansa for late bookers on domestic flights; Lufthansa has lower fares for October

airberlin beats Lufthansa for late bookers on domestic flights; Lufthansa has lower fares for October

Following our lead story, how do airberlin and Lufthansa compare in terms of fares on Germany’s biggest domestic routes? What are average fares like for imminent travel and how much cheaper are they if booked six months in advance?


Ryanair’s €500 return fares for late-booking horse-racing enthusiasts on 330km Dublin - Bristol route

Ryanair’s €500 return fares for late-booking horse-racing enthusiasts on 330km Dublin – Bristol route

Ah, the Cheltenham Festival. The centenary of the legendary horse-racing event is taking place this week. There are plenty of enthusiasts in Ireland who can fly to nearby Bristol Airport. But how much will they have had to pay, depending on which flight they chose and when they booked it?

easyJet’s £800 return fares for late-booking MIPIM delegates

easyJet’s £800 return fares for late-booking MIPIM delegates

Ok, who’s heard of MIPIM? Well, easyJet’s revenue managers have and they know how to price accordingly on flights between London and Nice this week. We look at how fares have evolved over the last few weeks and reveal some interesting behaviour.

Analysis of air fares at US airports reveals Florida airports are good value; Continental's hubs rather expensive

Analysis of air fares at US airports reveals Florida airports are good value; Continental’s hubs rather expensive

The US DOT Office of Aviation Analysis publishes lots of data on fares at US airports. We take a closer look and see at which airports fares are lowest and highest in three different size categories. Huntsville, take a bow.