Arlington, Va.-based ARC reported that ticket sales through participating travel agencies totaled $5.12 billion in November, up 6.7% over the year-ago month and the strongest performance in more than a year. According to Director-Strategic Communications Allan Muten, the last year-over-year increase in sales occurred in September 2008. "We have for some months seen transactions looking relatively better, but now for the first time we are seeing sales going up, which means that the fares are ...

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