Archive for the ‘Letters’ Category

Reasons For Preferring A Travel Agent

Dear Editor, Sub : ‘Testing Times’ – “Earn MORE on KF tickets” I was Surprised and also Amazed to read an email sent by Kingfisher Airlines (IT) on 3rd April, 2012 with the subject “Earn MORE on KF tickets”. While they were in ‘Good Times’, IT r e d u c e d T r a...

April 21st, 2012 | Default, Letters | Read More

ASSOCIATIONS : Penalised by CCI and Threatened by FIA

By- Saldanha .S National Treasurer IAAI It is well known that in the heat and dust of struggle for survival of small and medium travel agents, their Associations had tired all possible legal means to ensure that their only means of livelihood – commission on sale of tickets – is not snatched...

February 25th, 2012 | Default, Letters | Read More

Exorbitant IATA Annual Agency Fees for 2012 ?????

IATA has increased its annual fees for 2012 exorbitantly per location to INR 10779 from INR 3952. We were surprised when we saw their Invoice which had included additional charges with regards to Certificate Fees of INR 1259 + Service Tax INR 1204 + Education Cess INR 24 + H Education Cess INR 12 totaling...

January 20th, 2012 | Default, Letters | Read More

Letter issued on 8 Dec 2011 to Turkish Airlines against Zero Commission

Mr. Adnan Aykac General Manager – India Turkish Airlines Inc   V.L. Jaghannathan, Gen. Secretary Sub: Commission Payment to Travel Agents R e f . t o D G C A O r d e r # AV.26012/2/2008-TE dtd. 5th March, 2010 & Case # WP ( C ) No. 21908 of 2011 with Hon High Court of Kerala Dear Mr. Adnan...

December 18th, 2011 | Default, Letters | Read More

APJC is where the fate & future of the travel agents in India has & is being decided….

Sapru Mathew Let me write this mail to highlight my personal views: APJC is where the fate & future of the travel agents in India has & is being decided….   Emails on unity among the a s s o c i a t i o n s h a v e b e e n crisscrossing for some time now. However this unity has been elusive...

December 18th, 2011 | Default, Letters | Read More

Letter 2

Sir: Every single individual gets paid for the services he renders in whichever form. So why are we (the Travel Agents fraternity) left out in the cold ? We want our rightful commission, come what may. We are grateful to IAAI and Mr. Biji Eapen, President, for the various efforts, including legal battle,...

January 25th, 2011 | Letters | Read More

Sir: Allow me draw your attention to the happenings in the Travel Industry, during the last couple of years particularly: “Zero Commission”, TAP, Service Tax, Disparity of Fares on internet and GDS, ADMs etc. Though many made a lot of noise, it is only IAAI, which has persevered and even today fighting...

January 25th, 2011 | Letters | Read More

ADM’s legality questioned

Rajeev Shroff Sir, The recent influx of ADMs have foxed the already beleaguered Travel Agent. It is my understanding that No ADMs can be raised, other than those related to the Travel Document. If it is so, how is it that the Airlines are issuing these ADMs against the letter and spirit of Res.850m ?...

December 22nd, 2010 | Letters | Read More

Please come together and stand by this Organization

Letter to the Editor Greetings from Kanpur. At the outset, please accept and convey our Heartiest Congratulations and unstinted support to the entire team of IATA AGENTS ASSOCIATION OF INDIA both at the National and Regional level for their untiring efforts, sincerity and dedication in fighting for...

August 16th, 2010 | Letters | Read More
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