Airlines are facing increased pressure to cut costs and optimize revenue. Technology and other innovative ideas will be presented to harness all the resources necessary to be as efficient and cost effective as possible. The advent of Big Data for the Airline industry is coming at exactly the right time. Just over 100 years in the making, the industry is poised to flourish. New entrants and globalization of the world economy through communication mediums are giving rise to demanding business models that strive to get and keep market share. It will be imperative for all industry players to use data and integrate into all cost saving and profit based business initiatives. This paper illustrates and investigates many spheres of the airline industry including all the facets where airlines may increase revenue, streamline processes, cut costs, and become as cost efficient as possible.