Air India

Revision of Excess Baggage Rate on Domestic sectors

It has been decided to revise the applicable Excess Baggage Rate (EBR) on Domestic sectors operated by Air India only, excluding Alliance Air flights, from INR250/- per kg per coupon (taxes additional) to INR 400/- per kg per coupon (taxes additional) on all travel commencing on or after 15th May, 2017.

Service Tax will be applicable on the value reflected on all Excess Baggage tickets (EBTs) issued in India, except from the exempted airports.  As in the case of passenger tickets, the rate of Service Tax will be 5.6%of the excess baggage amount reflected on the EBT for other than economy class passengers and 8.4% of the excess baggage amount reflected on the EBT for other than economy class passengers.

Airports exempted from Service Tax

Passengers originating or terminating in an airport located in the state of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura or Bagdogra in West Bengal.  The exemption therefore applies to/from the following airports : Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Lilabari, Silchar, Tezpur, Imphal, Shillong, Aizawl, Dimapur, Agartala, Bagdogra Service Tax is not applicable in the state of Jammu & Kashmir (place of provision is outside taxable territory) i.e. airports Jammu, Srinagar and Leh.

Air India

Exemption of GB Tax for children below the age of 16

With immediate effect the UK AIR PASSENGER DUTY [APD] denoted by ticketing code GB is exempted for PCT – Child / Young person [upto age of 15] travelling in Economy compartment  :

U.K. Govt directive reproduced for reference –

Excise Notice 550: Air Passenger Duty

Exemptions from APD

3.1.2 Children

Children below the age of 2 years who are not allocated a separate seat before boarding the aircraft are not chargeable passengers. If a seat is purchased for the infant then APD is chargeable.

Children who are under the age of 16 years on the date of the flight, and in the lowest class of travel, are not chargeable passengers. Children 16 years and over, or travelling in any other class, are chargeable passengers and APD is due.

P.S :- Agents may use relevant commands specific to the GDS, so as to give benefit to eligible PCT.

Air India

Name Correction Policy as per DGCA CAR Guidelines

As per the new DGCA guidelines, Air India shall not levy any additional charge for correction of name of the same person, when error in his name spelling is detected after issuance of ticket. This is applicable for tickets issued in India and before commencement of journey.

Given below is the name correction process to be employed at various points of sale (POS):

POS- Host system

  1. Valid identification documents of the passenger should be checked prior to the issuance of a ticket.
  2. Only name corrections will be entertained. Name changes will not be permitted.
  3. No cancellation/fare difference charges to be collected from passenger for such name correction cases. However, as far as possible fresh booking should be made in the original RBD.

POS-GDS

  1. Travel Agents should cancel the current booking.
  2. Fresh booking to be created with the correct name as per the identification documents of the passenger.
  3. Fresh bookings must be created in the same RBD as per the original booking.
  4. If the same RBD is not available, travel agents have to contact AI Sales for confirmation request for name correction.
  5. No cancellation/fare difference charges to be collected from passenger for such name correction cases. However, as far as possible fresh booking should be made in the original RBD.

Other Terms & Conditions:

  1. Valid photo identification (Official Government issued photo identification / driving license /election photo identification/Passport [for international passengers] /photo credit card) is required for Name Correction.
  2. Name Correction requests received along with date/flight change requests will not be accepted. Such changes must be requested separately.

Name correction on bookings with interlines/code share itineraries (except AI) is not permitted.

Asiana Airlines

Asiana Airlines announces Special Promotional Return and One way Fares to LAX~SFO~SEA

Destination Class Advance Fare Total
DEL-LAX/SFO/SEA-DEL Round Trip Fares
T 14 Days 30,000 66,771
W 14 Days 33,500 70,481
W 37,500 74,721
V 40,000 77,371
S 45,000 82,671
K 50,000 87,971
One Way Fares
K 24000 43320
Q 27000 46500

 

Ticketing period 11 May-20 Jul, 2017
Travel date 11 May-20 Jul, 2017

* Taxes as per GDS, approx. Fares

Fares are available to sell on all GDS(R,U) with fares terms & conditions applicable. Please refer to GDS for all fare rules.

Fare Rules
1 All fare are Refundable
2 Advance Purchase condition apply
3 Mixed class applicable
4 On system Fare, IATA commission 5% applicable
5 Partially used ticket non refundable
6 Code Share flights not permitted
7 Fuel Surcharge /taxes as per system
8 Refund Charges USD200
9 Reservations for all sectors to be confirmed
10 Mileage as per fare class