Stat: Agent Air Sales Down 1.83 Percent Versus 2014

Travel agencies started 2015 with a slight decline in air ticket sales, as sales were down 1.83 percent in January versus the same month in 2014, totaling $7.7 billion versus $7.8 billion the year before, according to a new report from ARC.

Ticket transactions increased .86 percent in 2015 vs. 2014 to 13.4 million. Passenger segments were flat with a .2 percent increase to 28.53 million, compared to 28.47 million in 2014.