Archive for the ‘News’ Category

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

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

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

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

APJC India – a Damocles Sword

TODAY, the Travel Agency business is at the verge of a closure – once a majestic or imperial business now turned to be futile and unrewarding .Just because, the travel trade is still being controlled by the vested interests, 90% of the ordinary agents will face default or forced to shut down their...

May 15th, 2011 | Featured, News | Read More

Etihad softens their stand

  P.B Boss For changing return Travel dates ontickets issued abroad, EtihadAirlines had, moving on their ownwill, applied levy of Rs. 2,000 foradults and Rs. 900 for infants.Worse still was that such changescould be effected only at Etihad’sofficial counters. Reschedulingreturn sector turned...

April 12th, 2011 | News | Read More

Hacker can down an Aircraft

MALICIOUS hacking software thatcould force a passenger jet tonosedive has been developed.Security representatives at theAsia-Pacific Aviation Securityconference, which includedrepresentatives from Qantas andVirgin Airlines, said that cyberattacks were the second biggestrisk to the aviation industry afternatural...

April 11th, 2011 | News | 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

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
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