Tag Archives: Airline Affiliate Programs

Things I Think I Think – June 08, 2009

This week’s musings, reflections and observations… 1. Despite the profundity of bad news about the travel industry, I continue to think that the industry’s financial woes present unprecedented opportunities for the travel affiliate channel to establish itself as a strong and valuable partner for travel suppliers worldwide (see item number 5 in my May 11th […]

Airlines ‘Open Kimonos’ for Airline Consolidators and Travel Affiliates

Long a secretive and shady niche in the global travel industry, the shroud of mystery surrounding airline consolidators and the airlines that work with them is rapidly lifting.  Once loathe to publicly revealing their name in conjunction with their distribution partners in this opaque channel, airlines are now ‘opening their kimonos’, and loudly broadcasting their […]

Air Travel Is For the Dogs – And Travel Affiliates!

The pet travel niche keeps growing, and that’s very good news for travel affiliates.  A new airline, Pet Airways, is set to begin its scheduled “pawssenger” service on July 14th, and the travel affiliate channel is a key element of their distribution strategy. TravelDividends wrote about the growing travel affiliate sales opportunities in the pet […]

Delta Air Lines, Commissions and Distribution – Déjà Vu All Over Again

Delta Air Lines (DL) stunned some folks in the travel and travel affiliate marketing industries on May 6th when it announced that they would pay a special 10% commission on all flights and fare classes on bookings made by June 30th for travel through December 15th, 2009 from New York City area airports to Mexico, […]