Average airfares sold through mega travel agencies in January dropped 3.1 percent year over year to $690, excluding taxes, - Business Travel News

Share this page

Business Travel Supplier Directory

Text size: A A A

NewsLog
RSS

February 20, 2013 - 02:40 PM ET

Average airfares sold through mega travel agencies in January dropped 3.1 percent year over year to $690, excluding taxes, the seventh consecutive month of such declines, according to ARC data. ARC categorizes as megas American Express, BCD Travel, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Expedia's Egencia, Hogg Robinson Group and Omega World Travel. The average January fare sold by "online agencies," including the corporate-travel-focused units of Orbitz and Travelocity, essentially was flat at $350. In the "other" category, which includes all other travel agencies whose data is processed by ARC, the average fare slipped less than 1 percent to $579.

This page is protected by Copyright laws. Do Not Copy. Purchase Reprint

Leave your comment:

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus
Related NewsLog
Carlson Wagonlit Travel integrated unused air ticket management technology into the CWT Online booking tool, backed by partner KDS.... read more »
Air Canada agreed to participate in Concur's TripLink program... read more »
South African Airways signed a multi-year renewal to make available fares and inventory via the Sabre global distribution system.... read more »
Hickory Global Partners named Grasp Technologies as its preferred tech provider,... read more »
Sabre made available for booking by travel agents in its global distribution system 50,000 properties in the Hotel Reservation Service database,... read more »
Hotel shopping service tripBam partnered with travel data firm Grasp Technologies to "enhance back-office automation" for travel management companies... read more »
Sabre Travel Network senior vice president Chris Kroeger will leave the company early next year.... read more »
Amadeus announced it is developing a new Global Merchandising System that will "enable airlines to create their offering dynamically,"... read more »
Ground transportation booking platform GroundLink appointed as chief sales officer Michael Mooradian, reporting to CEO Dean Sivley.... read more »
Sabre Corp. has acquired Genares, a supplier of central reservation systems, revenue management and marketing tools to hotels,... read more »
Concur this week had no comment on a Bloomberg report that the company has discussed a possible sale to Oracle or SAP.... read more »