ARC Data Shows 5.7 Percent Increase in Passenger Trips to Start Off 2018
EMD Transactions Jump 7 Percent in January Compared to Same Period in 2017
The U.S. Department of Transportations Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines November systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passenger enplanements rose 0.1 percent from October, rising for the second consecutive month to reach a new all-time seasonally-adjusted high of 72.3 million
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its February 2018 Air Travel Consumer Report on air carrier data compiled for the month of December 2017 and calendar year 2017. In 2017, the carriers posted a bumping rate of 0.34 per 10,000 passengers, the lowest annual rate based on historical data dating back to 1995.
Airports Council International (ACI) World reported global passenger traffic up 7.5% in November on a year-over-year basis. This is above the already robust 6.5% year-over-year from January to November.
Travelzoo (NASDAQ: TZOO) today published the results of the Travelzoo Winter Travel Trends Survey, reporting that Europe is once again a top travel destination for Americans. Five European countries - Italy, Ireland, France, Iceland and the United Kingdom -comprised half of the top 10 spots for vacation plans in 2018.
The outlook for international business travel is generally optimistic, according to the Global Business Travel Forecast 2018 published by American Express Global Business Travel (GBT). Demand is being driven by a steadily improving global economy and growing confidence among the business and investor communities.