enilria wrote:Any airline that switches away from OTAs becomes dependent upon its own existing hubs or focus cities to sell the vast majority of its tickets and makes expansion into new markets very difficult, but with the benefit of lower and cost and more revenue from existing customers. This is probably part of why WN has struggled in DCA, LGA, PHL, and BOS without being in OTAs.
737max8 wrote:Who said WN has struggled in DCA, LGA, PHL, and BOS? Is that something you are making up or do you have a source?
C010T3 wrote:Well, airlines could do what some hotel chains do, which is not offer miles/points on flights not purchased on their websites.
Another page I wish the airlines would take from the hotel book is creating your own search aggregator.
enilria wrote:This is probably part of why WN has struggled in DCA, LGA, PHL, and BOS without being in OTAs.
flymia wrote:Why someone wouldn't just go to the airline site, after finding the price I don't know. I guess it's just easier.
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