ARC Now Has 231 Airlines from 125 Countries and Territories
ARLINGTON, Va. – October 3, 2018 – As part of its commitment to advance and unify the global air travel community, Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC), which settled $88.5 billion in ticket transactions in 2017 between airlines and travel agencies, is proud to announce that a record number of participating airlines have turned to it for access to the U.S. travel agency market. To date, ARC has attracted 231 participating airlines from 125 countries and territories.
ARC's participating airlines, plus three railroads, represent the premier providers of travel services worldwide. In 2018 alone, 13 new airlines from 11 countries joined ARC with various marketing models including low-cost carriers, U.S. charter and traditional airlines.
New ARC participating airlines include:
“The U.S. market for air travel is the largest in the world, attracting global airlines that offer service to the U.S., plus many airlines that offer service only within their regions of the world,” said ARC’s Senior Airline Participation Program Manager, Gena Crowe. “ARC stands committed to help all airlines extend their businesses into this fruitful and dynamic market with one-stop access and business solutions. Our continued customer growth is a testament to ARC’s strategic value.”
A full list of ARC’s participating airlines is available online.
An industry leader in air travel distribution and intelligence, ARC provides channel-agnostic tools and insights to help the global travel community connect, grow and thrive. ARC enables the diverse retailing strategies of its customers by providing flexible settlement solutions, innovative technology and access to the world’s most comprehensive air transaction dataset. In 2018, ARC settled $94.8 billion in transactions between airlines and travel agencies, representing more than 295 million passenger trips. For more information, please visit arccorp.com.