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ARC ticket sales climbed 9.2% in March, 10.7% for the first quarter
ARC reported that ticket sales through participating travel agencies climbed 9.8% in March compared to March 2010 to $8.34 billion despite a 1.2% decline in the number of transactions. Credit card sales rose 8.9% to $7.44 billion on a 2.8% dip in transactions while cash sales jumped 17.7% to $909 million on a 10.5 hike in transactions.
Total fares excluding taxes and fees rose 9.3% to $7.01 billion. Domestic fares climbed 8.4% to $3.58 billion on a 2.3% decline in transactions and international fares rose 10.3% to $3.4 billion on a 1.5% rise in transactions.