US Travel Agency Seven-Day Air Ticket Volume and Other Variances Ending April 12, 2020

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US Travel Agency Seven-Day Air Ticket Volume and Other Variances Ending April 12, 2020

ARLINGTON, Va. – April 13, 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 April 12, 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 Ending Ticket Variance vs. Same Week 2019 Sales Variance vs. Same Week 2019
March 22 -80.0% -83.4%
March 29 -88.5% -91.7%
April 5 -92.3% -95.4%
April 12 -93.8% -96.1%
Year-to-Date (YTD) -30.45% -38.85%

Variances in Tickets Sold by Segment for All Itineraries:

7-Day Period Ending Corporate Online Leisure/Other
March 22 -89.5% -77.7% -73.9%
March 29 -94.0% -86.6% -85.9%
April 5 -95.7% -91.4% -90.1%
April 12 -96.3% -92.6% -93.1%
Year-to-Date (YTD) -32.40% -29.41% -29.99%

*Notes

  • Results are based on weekly sales data ending April 12, 2020, from 11,800 U.S. retail and corporate travel agency locations, and online travel agencies. Results do not include sales of tickets purchased directly from airlines and are not net of refunds or exchanges.
  • Total sales are equal to the total amount paid for a ticket, which includes taxes and fees.

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