Archive for July, 2010

IATA brings transparency to Baggage rules

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced Automated Carrier Baggage Rules (ACBR), the latest project in IATA’s Simplifying the Business program. ACBR will provide a central database for interline baggage rules, enabling airlines, travel agents, and passengers to know what baggage...

July 9th, 2010 | Aviation | Read More

IAAI Kerala State Meeting 2010 at Cochin

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July 8th, 2010 | IAAI | Read More

Aswamedam in Kerala

IATA Agents Association of India (IAAI) , the only national forum formed in 2001 exclusively by and for the IATA Accredited Travel Agents in India , stands for the agents’ welfare, equality and justice. The IAAI Kerala State Annual General Body Meeting held on June 5, 2010 at Harbour view Residency,...

July 8th, 2010 | IAAI | Read More

UAE Government stipulates 7% Travel Agency commission

ATTAC,( Association of Travel And Tourism Agencies Council), is the UAE’s largest association of travel agents with more than 250 members. It was formed in the year 2000 by a decree issued by H.E. Chairman of Civil Aviation Department of Abu Dhabi, and was made a part of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce...

July 8th, 2010 | Featured, interview | Read More

Only the Judiciary can implement or enforce Laws and deliver Justice in India

Question: Appreciate, if you would let us know the latest developments in the commission issue IAAI has filed a new Writ Petition on 31st May 2010 seeking the Court’s directive to DGCA to compel the Airlines to pay commission as per their Order of 5th March, 2010 and to IATA-India to ensure compliance...

July 8th, 2010 | Featured, interview | Read More

Gerald P. Leary new Regional President of FedEx Express

World’s largest express transportation company, announced the appointment of Gerald P. Leary as regional president of FedEx Express covering the region Europe,Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa (EMEA). Leary will be based at the company’s European headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.FedEx...

July 8th, 2010 | Editorial | Read More

New responsibility to Gill

Gill, has been transferred to IATA New Delhi as the Regional Training Business Development Manager for South Asia. Gurjit joins the IATA Training & Development Institute to promote ITDI courses, that cover areas of Safety, Security, Aviation Management , Regulation & Compliance, Operations &Infrastructure,...

July 8th, 2010 | Editorial | Read More

Landing and taking off in Indian airports are found unsafe

Despite various fleet upgrade programmes, several old aircrafts are still flying in Indian skies – some well over 20 years old. When an Indian Airlines Boeing crashed at Patna on17th July 2000, there was a huge uproar demanding even from the pilots for immediate grounding of the‘Flying Coffins’...

July 8th, 2010 | Editorial | Read More

Fair Trade Commission warned Air India

South Korean regulator Fair Trade Commission has warned Air India and Scandinavian Airlines against indulging in unfair trade practices,and imposed a fine of nearly USD100 million on 19 other international carriers.”The Commission found that the 21 airlines had conspired to introduce fuel surcharges...

July 8th, 2010 | General | Read More

AirAsia X to spend $5 million on advertising in India

AirAsia X, the low fare Malaysian airline, has earmarked a budget of$5 million for advertising in India.The publicity campaign will coincide with its flight being introduced to Delhi and some other Indian airlines. AirAsia X CEO Azran Osman Rani told that he preferred print and online publicity to television...

July 8th, 2010 | General | Read More
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