ARC: US travel agency air ticket sales still down



Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) today reported the following consolidated airline ticketing volume variances, compared to the same period in 2019.

These totals represent sales generated by U.S. travel agencies and processed through the ARC settlement system. Data figures are for the seven days ending November 15, 2020. More in-depth, custom data is available from ARC for purchase.

  Tickets Issued for All Itineraries:

  7-Day Period Ending Ticket Variance
 vs. Same Week 2019
 Sales Variance
vs. Same Week 2019
October 25 -66.1% -79.2%
November 1 -68.5% -80.1%
November 8 -68.4% -80.2%
November 15 -67.4% -78.9%
Year-to-Date (YTD) -60.83% -68.56%

  Variances in Tickets Sold by Segment for All Itineraries:

7-Day Period Ending Corporate Online Leisure/Other
October 25 -84.8% -49.5% -67.5%
November 1 -85.3% -53.7% -69.5%
November 8 -85.7% -54.3% -69.1%
November 15 -84.9% -54.2% -68.2%
Year-to-Date (YTD) -70.12% -53.59%  -61.79%