Archive for the ‘IAAI’ Category

AP Tourism – IAAI MoU

January 12th 2016 will be a historic day for the annals of the IATA Agents Association of India heralding the beginning of a new Travel & Tourism Trade related activity for this “Association by the Agents for the Agents’. On that day, IAAI signed an MoU with the Tourism Department of the Sunrise...

January 27th, 2016 | Featured, IAAI | Read More

Termination of BSP Cheque pick up facility

The Indian Travel Trade industry is going to be affected severely from 1st January, 2016, onwards.  The new decision to use services of National Automated Clearing House (NACH), the electronic transaction facilities, will ease and enhance financial processing of IATA’s Clearance House. It can also...

December 21st, 2015 | Airlines, Aviation, Featured, IAAI, Travel | Read More

Civil Aviation Minister confirms transaction fee illegal

Member  of  Parliament  Maya  Singh had  made  Special  Mention  in  the Rajya  Sabha  (  Session  222)  fo immediate  ban  on  charging  o transaction  fees  on  the  tickets  fo international  travel  and  action  aspe law against  the defaulting airlines.  In  his  reply ...

July 26th, 2013 | IAAI | Read More

Travel Agents on the verge of extinction

India under IATA Resolution 818g Migration  to  818g  -  A  myth  or  truth? Indian  Travel  Industry  is  still confused with conflicting interpreta- tions over  the IATA Resolution 818g. When  the  whole  Indian  aviation segment  is  governed  and  adminis- tered under Res 818g,...

July 26th, 2013 | IAAI, Travel | Read More

Turkeys Voting for Christmas

Biji Eapen, National President Agents’ Representives in APJC-In vying with each other to be the Airlines’ Yes Men Reports received on the recently concluded Agency Programme Joint Council-India (APJC-In) meeting revealed that the Agent representations are in the fore front for the implementation...

September 20th, 2012 | Default, Featured, IAAI | Read More

Move to reduce Agency Commission by Air India & Jet Airways

Hon. High Court of Kerala issues clear direction to DGCA Biji Eapen, National President With a tacit understanding with TAAI and TAFI, Air India as well as Jet Airways worked out a dubious scheme to reduce the commission payable to travel agents from the existing 3 % to 1 % with effect from 16th July...

July 17th, 2012 | Default, IAAI | Read More

Belgium, France, Luxembourg , Netherlands, Spain …. even the Debt trapped Greece are having Monthly Payment.. Why then India need payments less than fortnightly?

When Agents representatives in APJC-India take undue advantage, travel agents are being taken for a ride. The facts reveals how the industry is being SOLD ?….. Very recently mails from TAAI & TAFI are crisscrossing across India,trumpeting their “bumper Lottery “ stating that they had achieved...

May 25th, 2012 | Default, Featured, IAAI | Read More

Resolutions unanimously passed at IAAI AGM held in Kerala on 2nd May 2012 and at Kolkata on 12th May 2012 respectively.

REOLVED that the proposal to have 4 or 3 billing cycleswith 15 days credit instead of the existing fortnightlySettlement & Remittance with 30 days credit in Indiacannot be accepted as Indian economic and financialconditions do not warrant such and may drive awaymajority of the agencies out of business.RESOLVED...

May 25th, 2012 | Default, IAAI | Read More
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