TITLE

3: Pirie jabs back at the CAA 'package fundamentalists'

PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);6/25/2010, Vol. 5 Issue 2024, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Kane Pirie, who heads the online retailer Travel Republic, has mounted an attack on Great Britain's Civil Aviation Association (CAA) for its refusal to call off the prosecution of the firm for alleged breaches of Air Travel Organizers's Licensing ( Atol) rules. He accused that it has refused to accept the verdict of three courts that have found Travel Republic not guilty.
ACCESSION #
52481935

 

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