Credit Shell Facility Only For Passengers Who Booked Tickets Directly, Not For Travel Agents: Centre Tells SC

25 Sept 2020

Credit Shell Facility Only For Passengers Who Booked Tickets Directly, Not For Travel Agents: Centre Tells SC

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) clarified before top court the credit scheme will only be offered to passengers, not to travel agents. In the ongoing cases of returning booking money during lockdown, centre stated that refunds will only be available for flights originating in India( both national and international). A bench of justices Ashok Bhushan, R Subhash Reddy and MR Shah sought a response from the centre as to whether credit schemes will be available for travel agents. If travel agent is involved in the purchase of any tickets on behalf of any passenger remains only via media.