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Air Fares and Airlines ManagementDIPLOMATOURISM MANAGEMENTMODULE II
2Air Fares and Airlines ManagementObjectivesTo understand the structure and dynamics of airline industry;To understand the airport and airlines management linkagesTo study the international airfares, regulations and formalities to travel, andTo study different organizations and their contributions to airlines management
3UNIT – IIntroduction to Airline Agency Role and Its FunctionsLearning ObjectivesBy studying this unit the students will be able to understand the following:IATA – Its objectives, functions and roleICAO – Its function and roleAirport Authority of IndiaOpen Sky PolicyInternational ConventionsIntroductionTourism is a complex industry that involves a broad range of businesses,organizations and government agencies working together at different levels to deliver acomplete tourism experience. Each party in the chain contributes to the overallholiday experience of the customer - from initial destination marketing through to theground level experience. Each state and territory within in a country has its owngovernment tourism agency that works to promote the country as a tourismdestination internationally. Withineach state and territory there are a number ofother organizations - the Regional Tourism Organizations and Visitor Centers, that
4work with the local tourism industry, local government and state organizations todevelop and market tourism in their local area. In this section you will find details onhow various organizations works with the various types of industry and also willunderstand the policies and regulation of international associations.IATA (International Air Transport Association)The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an international industry tradegroup of airlines headquartered in Montreal, Canada, where the International CivilAviation Organization is also headquartered. IATA was formed on 19 April1945, inHavana, Cuba. It is the successor to the International Air Traffic Association, foundedin The Hague in 1919, the year of the world’s first international scheduled services. Atits founding, IATA had 57 members from 31 nations, mostly in Europe and NorthAmerica. Today it has about230 members from more than 140 nations in every part of the world.
5Role of IATAIATA’s mission is to represent, lead, and serve the airline industry. IATA representssome 230 airlines comprising 93% of scheduled international air traffic. The DirectorGeneral and Chief Executive Officer is Giovanni Bisignani. Currently, IATA is presentin over 150 countries covered through 101 offices around the globe. All the Airlinerules and regulations are defined by IATA. The main aim of IATA is to provide safe andsecure transportation to its passengers.The IATA’s mission includes three types ofactions: representing the industry and lobbying governments and regulators; leadingthe industry by working with airlines to increase passenger convenience; and serving

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