Date: 7 months ago   Category: Transport

Experts have recorded decline in demand for air tickets in the USA among business travelers — Rambler News Service


Demand for air tickets from Russia to the USA among business travelers for the last year has dropped by 15%, follows from a research of experts of the agency of business tourism "Aeroklub". "Within a year more and more representatives of business refused the plans, and eventually decline in demand for air tickets has made 15%" — it is said in the statement by the Most popular city at the Russian travelers going to the USA in a business trip New York is – 34% of all sold air tickets are the share of him. At the same time demand for this direction has dropped for the current year by 21%, and the prices fell by 7%. The average bill in economy class to New York has made 48 thousand rubles. Los Angeles is in the second place in popularity. Demand for this direction since August 23, 2017 has grown by 6%. The prices of air tickets to Los Angeles fell by 10% and have averaged 52,7 thousand rubles. Among other popular cities for flights in the USA — Seattle, San Francisco and Boston. According to experts, most often for the last year the staff of IT corporations and companies of the power extracting sector flew to the USA. "At the same time in a year from the moment of cooling of the relations with the American partners with the only sector of economy which companies have increased the interest in business trips in the USA there was a sector of finance corporations. Representatives of finance companies began 25% more often to go to business trips in the USA. Thus, the staff of finance companies was ahead on number of flights in the USA of traditionally leading representatives of FMCG-and the pharmaceutical companies. The most considerable recession of demand for air tickets has been noted at the companies of the FMCG sector – 30%, and power mining companies – 23%" — it is said in the statement. Aeroflot remains the most popular airline for flights in the USA. On the second place of Lufthansa with flights through hubs in Munich and Frankfurt, and on the third position — Air France.

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