US Travel Agency Seven-Day Air Ticket Volume and Other Variances Ending January 3, 2021

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US Travel Agency Seven-Day Air Ticket Volume and Other Variances Ending January 3, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. – January 4, 2021 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 January 3, 2021. 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
December 13 -68.2% -80.3%
December 20 -66.1% -80.1%
December 27, 2020 -63.8% -76.4%
January 3, 2021 -72.6% -82.9%
2020 Year-to-Date (YTD) -61.79% -69.92%

Variances in Tickets Sold by Segment for All Itineraries:

7-Day Period Ending Corporate Online Leisure/Other
December 13 -84.7% -56.3% -69.9%
December 20 -84.9% -51.2% -69.5%
December 27, 2020 -77.9% -55.0% -69.9%
January 3, 2021 -88.7% -62.8% -72.5%
2020 Year-to-Date (YTD) -71.63% -54.11% -62.93%

*Notes

  • Results are based on weekly sales data ending January 3, 2021, from 11,363 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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