2013 Off to A Good Start, U.S. Travel Agents January 2013 Air Ticket Sales Up 4.77 vs. 2012

ARC, the financial settlement link between airlines and travel sellers, has reported that the consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold by U.S.-based travel agencies increased 4.77 percent year-over-year in the first month of 2013 compared to the same period last year, totalling $7.6 billion vs. $7.2 billion in 2012 and January 2013 ticket transactions increased at 3.6 percent over the same period in 2012. Year-to-date passenger segments increased slightly by 0.7 percent to 27.8 million compared to 27.6 million in 2012.

ARC, www.arccorp.com