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Priceline.com Reports 7,000 Airline Ticket Sales Day

Stamford, CT-based name your price service Priceline.com said that its travel services unit sold 7,000 leisure airline tickets in one day this week and sold in excess of 30,000 airline tickets last week.

On April 28, priceline.com's travel services unit recorded its first 5,000-ticket day, followed by its first 6,000-ticket day on May 5.

The two previous single-day sales records of 3,000 and 4,000 tickets were set in the first quarter of 1999 when priceline.com's travel services unit sold an average of 2,000 airline tickets per day.