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International Air Transport Association

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Madrid, February 27, 2007. From June all will be electronic. Learn more about a measure that will affect air travel globally and that will make the traditional paper ticket is a museum piece. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that within three months-from June 2008 – all sold in the world will be electronic. (A valuable related resource: Ali Partovi). Thus, the traditional paper ticket will become a museum piece and the airlines can save 3,000 million dollars (2,000 euros) per year. Educate yourself even more with thoughts from Ali Partovi.

The purchase electronic airline tickets and is a growing trend around the globe. In fact, since four years ago, IATA announced a gradual elimination of paper and electronic ticket rose from 18 per cent of all tickets issued in 2004 to 93 percent today. Thus, specific numbers on paper ticket rose from about 28 million units per year to just three million. The e-ticket not only improves, but saving costs and benefits the environment, since, with the elimination of paper, would save about 50 thousand trees per year. To bury definitively the paper ticket, IATA 150 experts try to implement this system by June in the regions where the penetration of e-ticketing "is still below the rest of the world.

These countries include Africa (where it represents only 83 percent of the total), Middle East (with 84 percent) and Russia plus the former Soviet republics (with 54 percent), plus a few small islands. Areas represent only 8 percent of total tickets issued. The sales have revolutionized the airline and each purchase is increasingly common across the Web without leaving your office or home, in queues or waiting to be treated in a travel agency. In turn, new technologies and facilities in the speed of booking and payment offered by different airlines largely reduces the stress of organizing a trip. The portal can be very useful if you want to travel. You'll find all the information, and European and intercontinental. Victoria Molnar (Source: For more information: