Stat: Agencies' Air Ticket Sales Up in First Four Months of 2014

ARC reports that the consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold by U.S.-based travel agencies rose 4.93 percent year-over-year in the first four months of 2014 compared to the same period last year. The totals: $32.4 billion versus $30.9 billion in 2013.

Ticket transactions through April 2014 increased 2.27 percent over the same period in 2013 to 52.5 million, ARC said. Year-to-date passenger segments increased 2.2 percent to 117.9 million compared to 115.3 million in 2013.


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ARC's report included 198 carriers, 13,063 retail locations, 361 ATP locations and 1,603 VTC locations. Average daily sales hit $18,536.


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