Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Plan to reserve air tickets for last minute flyers stalled?

The Civil Aviation Ministry's plan to reserve adequate number of seats at an affordable fares for the last minute customers flying in some emergency situations seems to have been aborted.
As per a report in the Calcutta Telegraph, the “emergency quota” plan mooted by Union Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju cannot be implemented because of inability to “define emergencies or verify the claims of such travellers”
Secondly, the carriers also could not “come up with how an emergency should be defined”, the paper said. Thirdly,  the verification of the genuineness of requests and the deadline to hold such emergency seats also remained a matter of confusion for the airlines, the paper said.
22/09/15 Zee News
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