SC turns down Punjab travel agents' plea

The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to entertain a plea by a group of Punjab-based travel agents challenging the validity of the Punjab Travel Professionals` Regulation Act, 2012 and its rules, saying that the provisions were not "restrictive but regulatory" in nature.

Jet Airways allows 'choice' seat bookings through agents

Private carrier Jet Airways Wednesday said its customers can now book their seat of choice through travel agents as well, a pre-paid facility which so far was available only on the airline's website.

Punjab govt extends registration date of travel agents

Punjab government on Friday extended the date of registration for travel agents by a month to December 31. The date was to expire tomorrow.

Travel agents seek implementation of commission by airlines

Travel agents have demanded implementation of the latest Civil Aviation Ministry order declaring the charging of transaction fees by airlines illegal while allowing agency commission to be levied.

Travel agents forge ministers` letterheads to confirm tickets

A group of travel agents have used forged letterheads of Union ministers S Jaipal Reddy, Anand Sharma and KC Venugopal to get confirmed wait-listed rail tickets, police said on Sunday.

Travel agents keep shutter down over air fare issue

Over 3,000 travel agents across the country kept their businesses shut today protesting alleged opaque airfare practices by airlines, and also demanded restoration of agency commission, travel agents body TAAI claimed.

Punjab govt approves ordinance on travel agents

The Punjab government on Wednesday approved the promulgation of Punjab Prevention of Human Smuggling Ordinance, 2009 to provide for the regulation of travel agents