Posted December 2, 2016

Lufthansa Angers Travel Agents Over Debit Memos On Unflown Returns

Some Dutch travel agents are refusing to accept what they said is a flurry of agency debit memos Lufthansa has issued in recent weeks on round-trip tickets where the return leg was unused by the passenger. Read More »
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Posted June 15, 2015

United, Travel Leaders Tap Into ARC Analyzer To Clip Debit Memos

ARC has won its first airline and agency clients for a debit memo analysis tool, and representatives from United Airlines and Travel Leaders, respectively, see in it promise to reduce the memo scourge. Read More »
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Posted April 14, 2014

THE BEAT SHEET: Debit Memos; Sabre Odds And Ends; TMCs' Big Boasts

The Beat Sheet is an occasional collection of notes, quotes, musings, tips, reader comments and other tidbits from The Beat's writers. —— Debit memos got you down? According to ARC, 565,00... Read More »
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Posted November 13, 2012

IATA, European Agencies Investigating Debit Memos

U.K.-based travel management company Gray Dawes Travel & Expense Management successfully has disputed 71 percent of all agency debit memos it has received since April 2012. Such statistics help explain why the International Air Transport Association launched a review in response to TMC concerns that the volume of ADMs—and the proportion of them which are erroneous—are on the rise. Read More »
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Posted February 16, 2011

AA Backs Off Booking Fees For Travelport Subscribers

American Airlines confirmed it would not charge non-U.S. and non-Caribbean Travelport subscribers new booking fees announced in November and initially slated for collection this month. Read More »
Posted by: Jay Boehmer | More by Jay Boehmer
Posted February 9, 2011

AA Holds Off Travelport-Related ADMs

American Airlines will delay by at least another month its controversial agency debit memos to travel agencies using Travelport-owned global distribution systems Galileo and Worldspan outside the Americas. Read More »
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Posted January 13, 2011

European Agents Fear New Airline-Imposed Rules On Financial Criteria, Remittance

Travel agency organizations have threatened to report to the European Commission what they allege as antitrust-violating behavior by the International Air Transport Association if IATA airlines on Friday vote to allow themselves to tighten financial criteria for agents' sales licenses.

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