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Credit shell refund facility for flyers who booked tickets directly: DGCA

The statement came during a case pertaining to airfare refunds for flights booked during the lockdown

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The court had sought a response from the Centre as to whether the facility of credit shells could apply to tickets booked through Travel Agents.

BS Web Team New Delhi
The Centre on Friday clarified to the Supreme Court that the credit shell scheme shall only be offered to passengers and not to travel agents. The Director-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) also cleared that airfare refunds will only be applicable for flights originating in India, both domestic and international bound.

The statement came during a case pertaining to airfare refunds for flights booked during the lockdown. The regulator maintained that refunds will be applicable only for those flights that originate in India (whether domestic or international) and there cannot be a refund for flights originating outside India, regardless of national

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First Published: Sep 25 2020 | 11:07 AM IST

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