17-May-2011 9:19 AM

Air ticket sales by US travel agents 8% up year-on-year

ARC reported (16-May-2011) that the consolidated dollar value of carrier tickets sold by US-based travel agencies increased 8.28% year-over-year in the first four months of 2011 compared with the same period in 2010, and 31% over the same period in 2009. Jan-2011 through Apr-2011 ticket sales totalled USD29.2 billion in 2011, compared with USD26.9 billion in 2010 and USD22.3 billion in 2009. [more]