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Refund passengers who cancelled flights in last years lockdown, Govt tells airlines
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The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has expressed dissatisfaction over airline companies defaulting on refunds to passengers over flight tickets that were booked for travel during the lockdown last year but got cancelled.
New Delhi:

MoCA Secretary on Wednesday chaired a meeting with representatives of airlines in connection with refund of credit shells of passengers. A credit shell is a credit note created against a cancelled PNR and can be used by the passenger for a future booking.

"MoCA Secretary has chaired the meeting today with all the airline companies regarding credit shells refund and expressed dissatisfaction towards airline companies who did not refund the money. GoAir and IndiGo have submitted their undertaking to the ministry that they have refund all the credit shells to the passengers", an official told ANI.

Earlier, the Supreme Court of India had ordered MoCA to clear all the credit shells and refund the passengers after the deadline of March 31. India`s low-cost airline SpiceJet wasn`t able to refund credit shells to the passengers, "Refunds are governed by the order of the…
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