IATA member airlines yesterday approved a five-month "one-off" extension to May 31, 2008, to the deadline for transitioning to 100% e-ticketing for tickets processed through the IATA Bank Settlement Plan. In 2004, the organization set a deadline of Dec. 31, 2007, to eliminate paper tickets. But at the 63rd AGM yesterday in Vancouver, Senior VP-Industry Distribution and Financial Services Tom Murphy said the best estimate is that the industry will only be 92% compliant by year end. Although ...

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