Archive for March, 2011

Final Blow to DGCA & MoCA on implementing Commission

FINAL BLOW to DGCA & MoCA on implementing Commission. The DELAY IRKS Hon. HIGH COURT OF KERALA While taking up ‘Contempt of Court’ case at the instance of IAAI, Asst Solicitor General of India representing the DGCA asked for 2 months’ time to respond. The High Court expressed dismay over inordinate...

March 17th, 2011 | IAAI | Read More

Intersight’s Sarathi Sauhridam Inaugurated

M. Sivasankar, Director, Dept. of Tourism, Kerala inaugurates Sarathi Sauhridam, Project. Abraham George (centre), Riyaz Ahmed looks on Sarathi Sauhhridam, a CSR ( C o r p o r a t e S o c i a l Responsibility) initiative of Intersight was inaugurated by M.Sivasankar, Director of the Department of Tourism...

March 17th, 2011 | Travel | Read More

Travel Demand: Asia surges ahead

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced its forecasts of travel demand for 42 destinations within the Asia Pacific region, predicting an annual average rate of growth in arrivals to these destinations of just under 7% between 2009 and 2013. Asia is expected to receive much of this growth,...

March 17th, 2011 | News | Read More

Ground handling regulations in india

By R.K. Maheswari , Former – Jt. Director general of Civil Aviation It is a pity that the Government of India’s regulations on Ground Handling are hanging fire for past three years. First the Government itself deferred the deadline twice, each time for a year, and now the High Court of Delhi...

March 17th, 2011 | Aviation | Read More

Air Asia to fly to six more Indian cities

Low-cost carrier Air Asia is planning to add another six flights to India this year from Malaysia to cater to growing traffic. Flights from Penang to Kolkata would start from April 28, Kuala Lumpur to Mumbai May 6, followed by Kuala Lumpur- Chennai, Kuala Lumpur-New D e l h i , Ku a l a L ump u r -Bangalore,...

March 16th, 2011 | Airlines | Read More

Govt should occasionally give money to Air India : Committee

Government should occasionally grant thousands of crores of rupees to Air India for its functioning as withdrawal of flights from profitable routes and unresolved issues relating to its merger do not augur well for the carrier, a parliamentary committee has said. The Standing Committee on Transpor t,...

March 16th, 2011 | News | Read More

Agents’ Commission: DGCA should act immediately

E.M.Najeeb Chairman & MD – Air Travel Enterprises India Ltd President – Confederation of Kerala Tourism Industry The travel trade associations IAAI, TAAI & TAFI have always played very meaningful roles in our industry. Sometimes they may not be as effective as the expectations, but they...

March 16th, 2011 | News | Read More

Air India Express Headquarters at Kochi

Minister for Civil Aviation, Vayalar Ravi inaugurates the Air India Express Headquarters at Kochi. From left – Aby George, PRO – AIE; K.P. Dhanapalan. MP, Tara Naidu ( Chief of Commercial – AIE ) Yousef Ali ( Independent Director, AI ) and Arvind Jadhav (CMD- AI)

March 16th, 2011 | Airlines | Read More

DGCA convenes IAAI & Airlines for a joint sitting

Just as foreseen by IAAI, DGCA seems to be melting down on the Order of Hon. High Court of Kerala. DGCA has asked the petitioners IAAI for a joint meeting with Airlines and Heads of Civil Aviation Agents at the DGCA Office on Friday Mar 18. IAAI has instantly appreciated the development and offered full...

March 16th, 2011 | News | Read More

Legal action sought against JetLite

I A A I S e e k s p a y m e n t o f Commission with retrospective effect from 5th March 2010 After the long and lonely battle by IAAI for regaining the legitimate right of agency commission on the sale of Air Tickets, finally, the High Court of Kerala on 25th February 2011 directed DGCA & MoCA to...

March 15th, 2011 | News | Read More
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