First quarter 2018 average domestic itinerary air fare: $346 – Down 3.7 percent from 1Q 2017 ($360) – Down 1.1 percent from 4Q 2017 ($350)
June Average Air Ticket Prices on Par with Last Year
U.S. airlines carried a new seasonally-adjusted high of 73.8 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in April 2018, up 0.9 percent from March for the third consecutive monthly increase.
Demand rose 6.1% compared to the same month in 2017, which was a slight pickup from 6.0% year-over-year growth for April 2018
In recent years the number of people visiting cities has risen dramatically, whether because of cruise tourism, the sharing economy or low-cost airlines. In some cases these increases have been so massive that residents have formed groups to stem this influx.
Nearly 7 in 10 (69 percent) U.S. travel buyers believe that female travelers generally face greater risk when traveling for business, according to new research released today by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), in partnership with WWStay. Additionally, 61 percent feel it is very important to consider female safety when implementing risk management programs.
ATC strikes continue to challenge European airlines and airports; London Heathrow and Frankfurt International both earn two stars
Seventy-five percent of young professionals in the U.S. see business travel as a major work perk, with 65 percent considering it a status symbol, according to a recent survey commissioned by Hilton Hotels & Resorts.
International tourist arrivals grew 6% in the first four months of 2018, compared to the same period last year, not only continuing the strong 2017 trend, but exceeding UNWTOs forecast for 2018.
Survey Reveals That Americans Prefer Road Trips to All Other Forms of Travel, That Summer Is Their Favorite Season For Hitting the Road, and That 60 percent Do Not Travel Internationally