Archive for July, 2011

EPOCH making order of Kerala High Court:

First time in the history of Civil of Aviation, High Court convenes the DGCA& Secretary of MoCA – Contempt of Court alleged Friends, this is the biggest victory of IAAI on behalf of our Travel Agents Fraternity ever since the independence. On 30th June 2011, while hearing on our Contempt of...

July 31st, 2011 | Default, IAAI, News | Read More

Goa Tourism on your Mobile

Goa tourism has embarked on a techsavvy project which will make it possible for tourists to receive information on popular sightseeing spots on their cell phones. Information on tourist and cultural hot spots – forts, beaches, heritage sites, religious sites, waterfalls and other places of interest...

July 31st, 2011 | Tourism | Read More

No baby, no

Malaysia Airlines will not allow babies in first class on its A380 planes, defending the policy after receiving complaints from wellheeled passengers about noisy infants. The state-owned carrier eliminated baby bassinets from the first-class cabins of its Boeing 747s in 2004, and said it would apply...

July 30th, 2011 | News, Tourism | Read More

Automatic Cancellation of Un-ticketed and Inactive Segments

In order to minimize the ADMs incurred for not removing HX and other inactive segments including un-ticketed PNRs, it is strongly recommended to use the TKXLoption when you create bookings. While creating a PNR add the ticket element with automatic cancel option TKXL, instead of a TKOK or a TKTL. You...

July 30th, 2011 | Aviation, News | Read More

MoCA LOSES FACE

While hearing Contempt of Court Case in Biji Eapen Vs. Union of India (case # 44 of 2011), Hon High Court of Kerala ordered the highest authority of the Civil Aviation Ministry to present personally before the Hon Bench. In so ordering, Hon High Court virtually rejects the affidavit filed by the Respondents...

July 15th, 2011 | Featured | Read More

Air India Express HQ Complex in limbo

P.B Boss It was a long cherished dream come true for the people of South India and the travel fraternity when the Government Approved the Air India Express headquarters at Cochin. This was a well deserved recognition for the IAAI for their tireless efforts and a great relief for the travelling people...

July 15th, 2011 | Aviation, News | Read More

Resolution 818g – TRUTH is a casualty

Conflicting versions between Associations & IATA A lot has been spoken, written and discussed about the migration from Resolution 810i and implementation of Resolution 818g. To be fair to PAConf, they had given sufficient time since October 2009 and had directed respective APJCs (India included)...

July 15th, 2011 | Default | Read More

Long delay in tarmac: court slams Airlines

The Supreme Court has come down heavily on the wayward and arbitrary attitude of the Airlines towards the Passengers to sweat out in tarmac or on board for hours together without taking care of their requirements such as water, food, and access to toilets. If there is a flight delay of, say, more than...

July 14th, 2011 | Default | Read More

Long delay in tarmac: court slams Airlines

The Supreme Court has come down heavily on the wayward and arbitrary attitude of the Airlines towards the Passengers to sweat out in tarmac or on board for hours together without taking care of their requirements such as water, food, and access to toilets. If there is a flight delay of, say, more than...

July 14th, 2011 | Default | Read More

Consequences of Res. # 818g implemented in India

Today, WE the Travel Agents are in troubled waters due to the unrestrained implementation of the Resolution # 818g in India. Adoption of 818g started since 2007 and directives were issued to all APJC’s accordingly. At many occasions IAAI had warned the Industry to be more vigilant in the APJC proceedings...

July 13th, 2011 | Aviation, News | Read More
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