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Agents’ Commission: DGCA should act immediately

E.M.Najeeb Chairman & MD – Air Travel Enterprises India Ltd President – Confederation of Kerala Tourism Industry The travel trade associations IAAI, TAAI & TAFI have always played very meaningful roles in our industry. Sometimes they may not be as effective as the expectations, but they...

March 16th, 2011 | News | Read More

DGCA convenes IAAI & Airlines for a joint sitting

Just as foreseen by IAAI, DGCA seems to be melting down on the Order of Hon. High Court of Kerala. DGCA has asked the petitioners IAAI for a joint meeting with Airlines and Heads of Civil Aviation Agents at the DGCA Office on Friday Mar 18. IAAI has instantly appreciated the development and offered full...

March 16th, 2011 | News | Read More

Legal action sought against JetLite

I A A I S e e k s p a y m e n t o f Commission with retrospective effect from 5th March 2010 After the long and lonely battle by IAAI for regaining the legitimate right of agency commission on the sale of Air Tickets, finally, the High Court of Kerala on 25th February 2011 directed DGCA & MoCA to...

March 15th, 2011 | News | Read More

Commission Issue : DGCA at Tunnel’s End

Travel Industry circles run anxiety neurosis over the issue that has been lingering on from late 2008 when major foreign Airlines unilaterally backtracked from paying to Travel Agents lawful and contractual Commission on sale of tickets. When every effort failed to convince the Airlines of the unfairness...

March 15th, 2011 | News | Read More

Flying Etihad? Chauffer is ready in doorway

With the addition of the airline’s newly launched operations to Bangalore, Etihad flies to eight Indian destinations Etihad Airways continues to enhance the travel experience it provides its premium customers, with the extension of its complimentary luxury chauffeur service to all eight of the airline’s...

March 2nd, 2011 | News | Read More

Why IATA Agents are discriminated against ?

Subrato Nandi Burman Greetings from Panakh Tours & Travels . We are an IATA agents no. 14304710 based in Mumbai, I wish to bring the following to the kind notice of all my fellow IATA agents into your kind notice. I have a client dealing with me for last 12 years who asked me to issue ticket on LUFTHANSA...

February 26th, 2011 | News | Read More

IATA Montreal chooses Kochi For All Asia Meet

Guido Gianasso,Vice President,IATA Ismail Albaidhani,IATA Head of Distance Learning Distance Learning (DL) of IATA decided to host once again at the TAJ Malabar, KOCHI their Training & Workshop Session for Authorized Training Centers (ATC) in India, Gulf and South Asia on 17~18 Feb 2011....

February 26th, 2011 | News | Read More

Two New Aviation Scholarships Launched with NTU

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Government of Singapore have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to facilitate the further growth and development of IATA’s Regional Office for Asia-Pacific, which is located in Singapore. The MoU was signed today by Giovanni Bisignani,...

February 26th, 2011 | Featured, News | Read More

Internal Injury Of AIR India

54,000 seats a week is Emirates from India while 23,000 goes to Qatar Airways. Share of our national Airlines altogether is a paltry fraction, not even 25%, of what these foreign Airlines get from our authorities. To cite another disparity of sorts, Lufthansa and their allies have 64 flights a week to...

February 26th, 2011 | News | Read More

More flights to remote areas likely

Indian carriers may be asked to increase connectivity to remote areas of the country in a move that could raise costs for airlines even as it aims to evenly distribute the growth in domestic air traffic, which crossed the 52mn mark last year. The aviation ministry is planning to expand the scope of existing...

February 25th, 2011 | News | Read More
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