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ARC Reports November 2017 Air Ticket Sales Increase More Than Five Percent

Average U.S. Roundtrip Ticket Price Remains Steady at $484


ARLINGTON, Va. – December 18, 2017 – Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) reported today that the average U.S. roundtrip ticket price* for November 2017 was $484, unchanged from October 2017. Average November 2017 ticket prices are down .5 percent compared to November 2016.


The consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold by U.S.-based travel agencies increased 5.4 percent in November as compared to November 2016, totaling $6.8 billion vs. $6.4 billion. The number of passenger trips* settled by ARC for U.S. travel agencies increased 3.5 percent to 20,409,186 compared to 19,724,138 in November 2016.


Electronic Miscellaneous Document (EMD)** sales in November 2017 comprised almost $5.9 million, a 5.4 percent decrease compared to November 2016. EMD transactions also decreased 13.6 percent to 94,441 in November 2017 vs. 109,332 in 2016.


More detailed information is available on ARC’s website.



About ARC:
The Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) is the premier driver of air travel intelligence and commerce in the travel industry with leading business solutions, travel agency accreditation services, process and financial management tools and high-quality data. In 2016, ARC settled $86 billion worth of carrier ticket transactions for more than 7,000 travel agencies with 12,000 points of sale. Established in 1984, ARC is an ISO 27001 certified company headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, with offices in Louisville, Kentucky, Tampa, Florida and San Juan, Puerto Rico. For more information, please visit and