IATA's five-month extension to May 31, 2008, for the transition to 100% e-ticketing for tickets processed through its Bank Settlement Plan (ATWOnline, June 5) will give airlines needed time to reach the goal, though truly achieving "100%" even by the later deadline remains unlikely, experts said yesterday during the ATWOnline webcast "100% e-ticketing by 2007--A work of fact or fiction?" Rob Drotar, SITA's head of product and portfolio management-PTS Reservations, said e-ticketing is "the ...

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