ARC: Agency air sales rose nearly 3% in 2019

ARC: Agency air sales rose nearly 3% in 2019
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ARC reported that the consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold by U.S. travel agencies totaled a record $97.4 billion in 2019, a 2.8% increase. 

The average roundtrip ticket price for 2019 was $494. 

Total passenger trips rose 2.3%, to 302 million. Total U.S. domestic trips rose 2%, while international passenger trips rose 2.9%. 

For December, total ticket sales were $6.1 billion, a 10% jump. Total passenger trips rose 9.6%, to 19.3 million. U.S. domestic trips were up 9.4% and international trips were up 9.9%.

Source: Business Travel News


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