ARC: Average US round trip ticket price comparatively flat year-on-year in Apr-2019

    Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) reported (22-May-2019) the consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold in Apr-2019 by US based travel agencies was USD9 billion, up 6% year-on-year. Other highlights include:

    • Average US round trip ticket price was USD499, comparatively flat year-on-year;
    • Passenger trips settled by ARC for US travel agencies was 27.7 million, up 4%;
    • US domestic trips grew 4.2% and international trips increased 3.9%;
    • Electronic Miscellaneous Document (EMD) sales increased 23.7% to USD8.5 million, while EMD transactions fell 4%. [more – original PR]