The 59th Airline Passenger Joint Council of IATA (APJC) was held virtually and attended by the airline representatives and agency representatives of TAAI & TAFI. For the first time in India, an Agency Representative Chaired the APJC meeting held by IATA. Jyoti Mayal, President, TAAI was unanimously selected to the Chair the meeting.
A statement from TAAI said, “It is a moment of great honour and pride for all of us at TAAI, the premier, nodal and largest trade association in India since 1951. We thank TAFI and all airline representatives for having faith and confidence in her and the TAAI team to lead the industry on the way forward.”
TAAI was represented by Vice President, Jay Bhatia, Hon. Secretary General, Bettaiah Lokesh, Hon. Treasurer, Shreeram Patel and UFTAA President & Past President, TAAI, Sunil Kumar Rumalla.
The agency representatives took up all the important points of concern and have made recommendations through APJC to PAPGJC / PSG which shall be taken up at PAconf also.
Further the statement said, “We thank each one of our trade colleagues, principal and partners in bestowing support and confidence in TAAI under the leadership of President – Jyoti Mayal. We at TAAI, assure all of you that we shall work diligently towards making positive changes in the working environment of the global aviation, travel and tourism industry.”