ARC: Average US round trip ticket price up USD10 in Mar-2019

    Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) reported (16-Apr-2019) the consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold by US based travel agencies was USD9.3 billion in Mar-2019, up 3% year-on-year. Other key highlights include:

    • Average US round trip ticket price of USD487, down USD10 year-on-year;
    • Passenger trips settled by ARC for US travel agencies increased by 3.3% to 29,159,100, compared to 28,220,151 in Mar-2018;
    • US domestic trips increased 2.7%, while international trips grew by 4.3%;
    • Electronic Miscellaneous Document (EMD) sales increased by 4.6% year-on-year to USD7.9 million in Mar-2019, with EMD transactions decreasing by 8.4%. [more – original PR]