Six inflight retail predictions for 2016

7th January, 2016 by Kristiane Sherry - This article is over multiple pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

What trends are set to take flight in the year ahead? Seismic changes are afoot for the inflight retail sector, says technology company GuestLogix in a new report – check out the predictions.

Airplane-alcohol-banAccording to the merchandising, payments and technology intelligence provider GuestLogix, the time is nigh for radical change in the inflight retail sector.

TFWA/Generation figures suggest that global inflight retail sales slid -6.7% in the first half of 2015. Yet, according to the technology firm, the total spent on-board – including the likes of F&B and other ancillary revenues – has been growing 13% per year since 2012, and currently stands at US$5 billion.

So what’s driving this apparent growth? And how can spirits brands gear up for the inflight year ahead?

Click through to see GuestLogix’s 2016 forecast, and see for the full report.

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