Airfare

Your Ticket to Establishing Reliable Airfare Allowances and Estimates

Air travel is essential for the majority of your international assignments and critical to assignee satisfaction. Not only is home leave a fundamental benefit in global mobility policies, but dependable airfare data is also crucial to effectively estimating costs for new assignments.

Mobility programs spend millions each year on airfare home leave, relocation, and repatriation. You typically need to:

Companies often struggle to find an accurate way to determine, administer, and update the provision of air travel. This is why many companies, especially those with larger programs, are switching to cash allowances or managed caps in lieu of reimbursing travel. Switching to cash allowances or caps generates the need for credible data which can be sourced from AIRINC’s Airfare Database.

The Airfare Database helps you:

Reduce administrative time and costs

Achieve consistency and fairness in your home leave program

Align allowances and estimates to your company’s policies

Assess different types of airfare

Define and support your program with the help of experts

Control the cost of air travel for your program

What Clients are saying about the Airfare Database

“Now that the program has been in place for 2+ years, the employees are able to budget and plan their travel responsibly. They’ve expressed an appreciation for the flexibility of the cash allowance. Since we have this new approach, the team manages fewer exceptions. This means less burden for Talent Deployment and the relocation provider.” – AbbVie

“We have been able to lower spend on home leave significantly.” – Member of the Fortune Global 500

The Airfare Database at a Glance

Travel policies and practices can vary significantly from company to company, which is why the Airfare Database is designed to be flexible, with various options to align with your travel practices and policy. Some options include:

  • Parameters
  • Time frames
  • Class or airfare
  • Booking restrictions
  • Options
  • Peak or non-peak
  • Economy, business, or first class*
  • Refundable or non-refundable

At least 10 to 20 individual fares are collected for each route each quarter to create a robust average. Airfare data is updated according to your schedule.

Data Delivery: Online delivery is landing soon!  There are also numerous file outputs supported to deliver the data in the format you need.

What does the Airfare Database look like?

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