October 26, 2021

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Most flights to the United States have been booked since March 1, 2020

Most flights to the United States have been booked since March 1, 2020

The number of booked air tickets soared immediately after it was announced that Europeans could return to the United States from November. As of September 21, most airline tickets to the United States have been booked since March 1, 2020.

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Direct effect

The first effect on the sale of air tickets can be seen immediately. Sold immediately after the relaxation announcement Vliegtickets.nl The highest number of tickets to the United States since March 1, 2020. From that date, it was almost impossible for Europeans to go to the United States.

Compared to September 20, 2019, the number of bookings for the US has increased by 91%. Compared to September 20, 2020, the number of bookings for the US has increased by 75%. On September 21, 21% more air tickets were sold than the previous day, indicating the highest number of air tickets sold to the United States since March 1, 2020.

Sander Van Wein, Marketing and Yield Manager at Vliegtickets.nl: “This was only clear during the day, but we noticed a big difference in the number of airline tickets booked for the U.S. on September 20. On September 20, we sold more tickets to the United States from March 1, 2020. One. Day after day, we sold 21% more than the previous day, so people seem to act immediately when they hear news about travel facilities.

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Bookings for Europe are also on the rise again. Compared to 2019, 38% more air tickets have been booked during the fall holidays.

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