The company specialized in business travel and Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) predicts that the price of air tickets will increase by 2% month-to-month in September and October, after the increase of 0.8%, which occurred in July and August , according to has picked up in a report on trends in the air.
CWT has pointed out that, despite the fact that the price of oil came down at the end of August, a 17% in comparison with the same month in 2018, according to data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), this "is not translated yet in a drop in airfares".
however, it should be noted that after the drone attacks against two oil refineries in Saudi Arabia this weekend, the price of a barrel of Brent -the reference in Europe-, has soared more than 10%.
The report also estimated that the use of the economy class is kept "relatively stable", down to a 91% during the next two months, a 1% less than the average use in that year.
in Addition, the advance booking reached its peak in August with 49% of bookings made more than two weeks in advance and it is expected that, during September and October, down to 43% to reach the annual average.
on the other hand, the company's travel business has pointed out that the use of tools autoreserva online continues to grow "steadily" and is expected to increase four percentage points from the levels of August to reach the 55% of bookings in October.Updated Date: 17 September 2019, 19:00