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  • Covid Cancellations: Refund Money to Flyers As Soon As You Get Same From Airlines, DGCA Warns Travel Agents.

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  • If the travel agent delays the launch of funds, the DGCA can take motion in opposition to it

The government on Friday warned travel agents not to delay in giving refunds. The government has warned the agents that if a passenger has a ticket deducted from the travel agent and the flight has been canceled throughout the Corona disaster, the agent ought to give the a refund to the passengers instantly after assembly the airline firm. Transfer cash to passengers at the earliest.

Airlines will be able to return cash by 31 March

Recently, the Supreme Court has given the refund of the flight ticket canceled throughout the lockdown. A bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan had stated that the passengers would get full cash. The courtroom has granted until March 31, 2020, for the refund of the ticket booked earlier than the lockdown. The courtroom stated that credit score coupons will be issued to the passenger. Passenger can switch it to anybody.

DGCA might take motion on refund delays

It additionally acknowledged that refunds on air tickets booked by means of an agent would be by means of them solely. In the case of ticket cancellation, the travel agent was expressly refused to difficulty a travel voucher. If the travel agent delays the launch of funds, the DGCA can take motion in opposition to it.

What did the Travel Agent Federation say?

The lawyer showing for the Travel Agent Federation had stated that CAR regulates travel agents. We do not have any downside if the funds are deposited in the travel agents account and they’ll be transferred.