ARC reported that ticket sales through participating travel agencies climbed 24.6% in April compared to April 2009 to $7.22 billion. The result represented a sequential slowdown in the recovery compared to March 2010, when ticket sales surged 29.2% year-over-year, but was still the sixth consecutive month of improvement. April credit card sales rose 25.7% to $6.48 billion (ATWOnline, April 9). Total fares excluding taxes and fees climbed 25.8% to $6.11 billion. Domestic fares rose 20.9% to ...

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