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IATA suspends Fly540 from using its BSP

Posted 8 January 2021 · Add Comment

IATA has said it has suspended Kenya’s local low-cost carrier Fly540 from using its electronic Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP) with immediate effect, due to undisclosed reasons.

 

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IATA said in the statement: “BSP Travel Agents must immediately suspend all ticketing activities on behalf of Fly540, including the use of automated systems for processing of refunds or other transactions on behalf of Fly540. BSP Travel Agents must immediately stop using Fly540’s name and numeric code as a ticketing airline.”

 

IATA has also ordered all travel agents to cease issuing tickets and receiving payments on behalf of Fly540.

 

The airline has responded by saying it intends to take legal action against IATA.

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