Per ARC, YTD Mega agencies are holding steady on Domestic Air Tickets Issued

According to the Airline Reporting Corporation, for all three quarters to date of 2012, Mega Agencies have issued 25% of the domestic airline tickets issued by the agency community.

The Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) grew as a percentage of total transactions (42%) in the 2nd quarter, but reverted back to 41% of total agency sales in the 3rd quarter.

The number of tickets issued by all other travel agencies in the US grew to 34% of total in the 3rd quarter, after a slight dip in the 2nd quarter.

Tomorrow we will look at the corresponding split in sales for domestic air tickets issued by these three constituents.
Stay tuned.

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