14 May 2014
ARC, the financial settlement link between airlines and travel sellers, said it has reported the consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold by US-based travel agencies rose 4.93 percent year-over-year in the first four months of 2014 compared to the same period last year, totalling USD32.4bn versus USD30.9bn in 2013.
Ticket transactions through April 2014 increased 2.27 percent over the same period in 2013 to 52.5m. Year-to-date passenger segments increased 2.2 percent to 117.9m compared to 115.3m in 2013.
More detailed information is available at https: //www.arccorp.com/news/stat/2014-04.jsp.
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