August 28th, 2007


IATA Issues ‘Last Call’ for Paper Tickets - 16.5 million tickets to fill need until deadline

Date: 27 August 2007

Geneva - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) today announced it has placed its final order for paper tickets. Some 16.5 million paper tickets were ordered from 7 specialised printers to supply the 60,000 accredited IATA travel agents in 162 markets around the world until 31 May 2008. From 1 June 2008, 100% of tickets issued through the IATA Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP) will be electronic.

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