ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday October 7, 2007
Vol. 42 - No 19
Financial Times  

IATA Agents Sri Lanka AGM

Riza Ahamat of Hemas Travels (Pvt) Ltd. was elected President of the IATA Agents Association of Sri Lanka for the year 2007/2008, whilst Rizmi Reyal of The Traveller Global (Pvt.) Ltd. was appointed Vice President at its 19th AGM held recently in Colombo.

The main objectives of the Association include – overseeing the interests of the members in all areas to develop the travel industry; liaising with the Department of Civil Aviation on matters of interest and policy; to represent matters collectively as a body at all levels; to lay down a code of conduct acceptable to members; and mediating on any problems and issues that have arisen between Travel Agencies and the Airlines.

The association has a membership of 75 comprising Passenger Sales Agents who are appointed Agents of IATA.

The following were elected as Council Members of the association:-
Suresh Mendis - Classic Travel (Pvt) Ltd, V. Mahathevan -Pyramid Air Services Ltd, Fouzi Marikkar - Shums & Sons Travels Ltd, Bernard Wijetunge - Gabo Travel, Nishantha Seneviratne-Aitken Spence Overseas Travel Services (Pvt) Ltd, S Paramanathan - Atlas Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, Trevor Rajaratnam - Mackinnons America Express Travels (Pvt) Ltd, Rimzi Nazeer - Global Holidays (Pvt) Ltd, Ahintha Amerasinghe - Worldlink Travels (Pvt) Ltd, Jude Condrad - Himpras Tours and Rodney J Koelmeyer - Superlink Travels (Pvt) Ltd.

Dino de Fonseka, Immediate Past President of the Association, will continue on the Committee.


Top to the page

Reproduction of articles permitted when used without any alterations to contents and the source.
© Copyright 2007 Wijeya Newspapers Ltd.Colombo. Sri Lanka. All Rights Reserved.