In 2019, Russian airlines experienced an increase in sales of additional services. The implementation of additional paid services is one of the effective ways to increase profitability, and the airlines' attention to the development of this line of business is paying off.
According to the analytical service of the company "Sirena", for the 1st quarter of 2019 the total volume of sold paid services using EMD (Electronic Miscellaneous Document) increased by 46% compared to the same period of 2018. (In the first quarter of 2018 were sold  0.93 million services, in the first quarter of 2019 - 1.37 million services).
The largest growth was demonstrated by such options as: paid seat selection in the cabin (150% growth), upgrade in-flight dining options (136%), transportation of an unaccompanied child (97%) and priority check-in (62%).
Today, EMD is the most advanced solution for the air transport and tourism industry in the field of electronic document management, which simplifies all technological processes, and one of the most popular solutions for the implementation of airline additional services.

EMD (Electronic Miscellaneous Document) - multipurpose electronic document, developed by IATA aims to facilitate sales and collection of ancillary services. An electronic miscellaneous document (EMD) a universal solution to handling ancillary fees, simplifies technology processes for participants of air carries market.