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Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) is a technology solutions company providing transaction settlement and data information services. Airlines, travel agencies, Corporate Travel Departments (CTDs), railroads, and other travel suppliers process more than $89 billion annually through ARC's world-class settlement system - making it the financial backbone of travel distribution. ARC COMPASS, the leading, trusted source for travel transaction information, powers data and analytical tools that help ARC customers make confident business decisions.


An airline-owned company serving the travel industry with financial services, ARC accredits travel agencies and CTDs, offers data products and services, ticket distribution, original travel solutions, and settlement in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and American Samoa.


Our system of reporting and settlement is fully electronic, accommodating everything from the largest online distribution systems, to the traditional retail model travel agency with nearly 13,000 accredited points of sale.


More than 200 airlines and railroads from around the world currently distribute and settle their products through ARC's system - a global pioneer in e-ticket processing and settlement.


ARC is an active Participating Organization with the PCI Security Standards Council™, an open global forum responsible for development, enhancement, dissemination and implementation of security standards for payment account holders. Learn more about PCI Data Security Standards for ARC.

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