Travel Agent Communications

PED 05/25/2008

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Introducing the ARC Accreditation Mark

Stylish, high-resolution ARC Accreditation Marks are now available, free of charge, for use by all active ARC-accredited agents with an airline ticketing appointment. Whether displayed on your agency's website or on business stationary, your clients and travel suppliers will appreciate knowing your agency is fully accredited by ARC. Click Here for more information.

ARC Carrier e-Ticketing Policies and Practices Update

ARC-processed travel agency and CTD transactions have reached 98% e-ticketing and ARC participating carriers support for continued e-ticketing growth is broad. While ARC will continue to process paper transactions as needed, on an individual basis, carriers have asked ARC to communicate their specific policies with respect to e-ticketing. Please see e-ticketing news from specific carriers and their policies and practices below:

Copa Airlines (CM/230)

Effective immediately, Copa Airlines' worldwide policy will only permit issuance of electronic tickets (ET).

Emirates (EK/167)

Effective June 1, 2008, Emirates will only permit issuance of electronic tickets (ET).

SN Brussels Airlines (SN/082)

Effective June 1, 2008, SN Brussels will only permit issue of electronic tickets except for Apollo subscribers. Please click here for further information.

Tip of the Week - Remember to Reconcile Your IAR Report on a Daily Basis

Make transaction modifications and reconcile your IAR Report on a daily basis. By reconciling your IAR Report on a daily basis, you ensure that you will not miss the void window deadline.

Please distribute the ARC TAC among staff and colleagues.

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