Dubai, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As expected, the airline industry exceeded pre-pandemic flight sales. A report on Travel 2022: Trends & Transitions from the Mastercard Economics Institute notes that flights exceeded 2019 levels for the first time, finding that global leisure travel bookings in April were 25% higher than pre-COVID levels. pandemic. The strong recovery was also evident in figures released for the first four months of this year by IATA-accredited flight booking platform Wingie.com. Year-to-date, Wingie.com has received visitors from 178 countries with conversions into tickets sold by users from 136 countries as diverse as Saudi Arabia to Canada, China to New Zealand.
Commercial Director Orkun Ozkan commented, “I am confident that the travel industry has returned to normal. Sales on our platform in the first four months of the year increased fivefold year-over-year. »
The three destination cities purchased were Jeddah, Riyadh and Cairo
Wingie.com has released data on the cities for which it sold the most tickets for the period between January and April 2022 in order of popularity with Jeddah, Riyadh and Cairo sharing first place, followed by Dubai and Egypt. Istanbul. Ozkan noted that Wingie.com had an outstanding performance to reach a new high of 178 countries, adding, “Users from 136 countries have been able to enjoy Wingie.com’s great prices and routes. Our data also reveals that an average shopping cart amount is US$330 and that 3 out of 5 visitors use our platform to purchase international flights.
The cheapest ticket was purchased for US$8.52
Observing that the cheapest ticket sold on the platform during the period was for a flight between Latvia and Finland, Ozkan concluded: “Our intelligent transfer solution LogiConnect offers customers transfer options at reduced prices that airlines don’t usually offer. We work on flying alternatives for local needs in the countries we serve. By providing transfers that best meet the needs of citizens of different countries, we are making steady progress towards our goal of become one of the top five travel platforms in the world by 2028.”