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Domestic airlines tap ancillary revenue sources as fares remain low

Ancillary revenue refers to earning from non ticketing sources

Aneesh Phadnis  |  Mumbai 

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Domestic carriers are increasing focus on ancillary revenue as passenger ticket revenue remains under pressure due to low fares. On Tuesday, Vistara announced a bouquet of ancillary products and services such as lounge access pass, seat upgrades and pre-purchase of excess baggage.

Customers can book the products online for a fee and thus helping the airline to increase revenue. In a statement, Vistara's chief strategy and commercial officer Sanjiv Kapoor said the airline has several more ancillary products and services in the pipeline and those will be launched in the coming ...

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First Published: Tue, August 30 2016. 18:50 IST