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US Travel Agency Seven-Day Air Ticket Volume and Other Variances Ending March 22, 2020

US Travel Agency Seven-Day Air Ticket Volume and Other Variances Ending March 22, 2020

ARLINGTON, Va. – March 23, 2020 Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) today reported the following consolidated airline ticketing volume variances, compared to the same period in 2019. These totals represent sales generated by US travel agencies* and processed through the ARC settlement system. Data figures are for the seven days ending March 22, 2020. More in-depth, custom data is available from ARC for purchase. Please click here for more information.


  Tickets Issued for All Itineraries:

7-Day Period EndingTicket Variance
 vs. Same Week 2019
 Sales Variance
vs. Same Week 2019
March 1-15.6%-8.9%
March 8-25.5%-22.2%
March 15-45.2%-43.6%
March 22-80.1%-63.2%
Year-to-Date (YTD)-14.78%-19.58%


  Variances in Tickets Sold by Segment for All Itineraries:

7-Day Period Ending   CorporateOnlineLeisure/Other
March 1-8.6%-18.7%-17.8%
March 8-32.3%-17.6%-31.3%
March 15-65.2%-29.4%-49.1%
March 22-89.5%-77.7%-73.9%
Year-to-Date (YTD)-16.62%-13.82%-14.33%


  Average Air Ticket Price for U.S. Domestic Round Trips:

7-Day Period EndingChange from
prior week
Average Ticket Price
March 11.9%$499
March 8-12.6%$437
March 15-16.8%$363
March 22-7.6%$336
Year-to-Date (YTD)-2.4% (Avg. Weekly Change)$470



About ARC:

As a leader in air travel intelligence and omnichannel retailing, ARC provides platforms, tools and insights that help the global travel community connect, grow and thrive. ARC enables the diverse retailing strategies of its customers by providing innovative technology, flexible settlement solutions and access to the world’s most comprehensive air transaction dataset. In 2019, ARC managed more than $97.4 billion in transactions between airlines and travel agencies, representing more than 302 million passenger trips. For more information, please visit