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Is charging for extra legroom on planes correct?
US President Biden raised this topic and he will find many supporters for sure. Airlines became very creative to charge extra for product features that have originally been part of the base product. And yes, paying extra for airport check-in or overhead bin space will surprise many travelers. But we [...]
30€ that make a difference
Eurowings and Air France both depart from Hamburg to Paris, CDG at 6.am. Air France asks for an additional 33€ compared to Eurowings At around noon Pegasus and Turkish Airlines have both services from Hamburg to Istanbul (IST, SAW). 37€ is the price premium for the ticket from Turkish Airlines [...]
The four magic levers to boost ancillary business
The revenue share from ancillary products is significantly increasing among most airlines. For some players ancillary revenue is even higher than the regular revenue from pure ticket sales. What is the magic behind boosting ancillary revenue? To be honest, it is a complex challenge. Four key competencies need to be [...]
Kill those boring Excel spreadsheets and discover Power BI
We call them data graveyards, those boring data tables that we come across in most of our projects We wanted to give our clients a better data experience and we found it in Microsoft Power BI. The benefits are: Easy to read data by visuals that direct you to the [...]
We love Power BI
Why do we love Power BI? UNEX has always been data driven because figures beat words. But Microsoft Excel has its limitations, even the newest version with Power Query and Power Pivot. Microsoft Power BI is the ideal tool to step into Business Intelligence. Key benefits of BI tools are: [...]
Airlines are Collateral Damage in Putin’s Aggression
Just as the airline industry was seeing the green shoots of turnaround after the worst of the Covid pandemic, Valdimir Putin has thrown a wrench into the industry rebound. The share prices of major airlines have plummeted. by Brock Friesen and Horst Findeisen Just like ordinary automobile drivers at the [...]