Travel agency sales followed air fares on their upward trajectory in January, according to the Airlines Reporting Corp.
Agency sales were up 5.56% for the month, to $7,739,640,887. Air fares rose 5.95%, to $6,084,403,891.
The higher fares did not seem to dampen travelers’ enthusiasm for travel. International transactions rose 14.28%, to 5,077,242, and domestic transactions increased 9.96%, to 10,392,892.