Archive for February, 2012

Mute game play by Associations in self interest

writes our legal correspondent from Delhi In a recent development, the industry sources released copy of an Order passed by the Competition Commission of India on 31st Oct 2011 against a case filed by Travel Agents Association of India on 14.12.2009. The case was filed under Section 19 of the Competition...

February 27th, 2012 | Default, Featured | Read More

Fillip to aviation, budget Hotels: Hosp Industry to grow by $ 30 Bn in ’15

‘Hotel Industry in India (2011-2015)’, a studied analysis by experts, states that the Indian hospitality industry has emerged as one of the key industries driving growth of the services sector in India. The Industry is designed to achieve an expected growth of $ 30 billion by 2012. The prospects...

February 27th, 2012 | Default, Hospitality | Read More

Global freight firms comfortable in India

Indian airports are expected to handle 2.64 million tonnes of cargo in 2011-2012. Almost half this will be accounted for from Delhi and Mumbai, with Delhi estimated to handle 600,000 tonnes, and Mumbai, 500,000 tonnes. Air cargo accounts only a fraction of the massive transshipment of goods worldwide,...

February 27th, 2012 | Aviation | Read More

QATAR AIRWAYS the best

QATAR AIRWAYS named the World’s Best Airline at the World Airline Awards held at Paris Air Show Mr Akbar Al Baker, CEO, Qatar Airways said “Today, I am immensely proud of Qatar Airways and it is an honour on behalf of my workforce and my country to collect this prestigious award and for Qatar...

February 27th, 2012 | Aviation, Default | Read More

It is wake up call for Mihan

Competition is assured once Multimodal International Hub and Airport at Nagpur (MIHAN) is ready to take off.. Hyderabad-based GMR which has taken over that city’s airport has massive plans to enter cargo hub business. Its advantage over Nagpur is already developed infrastructure. GMR claims due...

February 27th, 2012 | Cargo, Default | Read More

Tourist arrivals to pick up; footfall to touch 100 crores by end 2012

There is hope for International Tourism picking up in year 2012. Arrival of tourists grew by over 4% in 2011 to 9800 lakhs, as per the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. With growth expected to continue in 2012, at a somewhat slower rate, international tourist arrivals are on track to reach the milestone...

February 26th, 2012 | Default, Tourism | Read More

In the history of IATA- India, High Court’s intervention was sought a second time against the IATA’s sinister move on Weekly Payment System

Biji Eapen President, IAAI On Monday, the 23rd January 2012, the civil suit – “IAAI Members Vs. IATA Singapore and IATA India” against the imperious implementation of weekly payment system to obliterate the ordinary travel agents in India, was heard by Hon. Madras High Court . On hearing our...

February 26th, 2012 | Default, IAAI | Read More

IATO Salutes IAAI Dr. Subash Goyal calls for unity

My brother Biji Eapen and my comrades on dais and comrades in audience Firstly I salute Biji Eapen. I didn’t know about the IATA Agents Association of India. It was only when the fight for commission was going on, I saw some emails going through and I was as a spectator just analyzing. And then...

February 26th, 2012 | Default, News | Read More

Turmoil in the Aviation Industry; still a lot of job opportunities – Hibi Eden

Though there is turmoil in the Aviation Industry yet there are lots of job opportunities in that field – told Sri. Hibi Eden, MLA. He was inaugurating the 33rd Convocation ceremony of the Speedwings Aviation Academy at Kaloor. He added that more than 8000 students who studied the IATA Aviation courses...

February 26th, 2012 | Default, News | Read More

India’s first intrastate Airlines in MP; 3 Cessna to start with

The first intrastate Airlines comes operational in India. It is Ventura Airconnect who has launched the first intrastate, nonscheduled airline in Madhya Pradesh. It operates twice daily flights between different city pairs within the state. From its bases at Bhopal and Indore, the airline connects Jabalpur,...

February 26th, 2012 | Aviation, Default | Read More
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