The International Air Transport Association (IATA) represents more than 280 airlines in different parts of the world. Its members include Air India, Jet Airways and Vistara.
"That's why we are asking the government to zero-rate international tickets," he said when asked about his views on the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India.
"We are engaging with the government to resolve the tax-on-tax treatment of passenger fees and charges, as well as on invoicing and compliance matters," he said.
When asked about the response from the government, the IATA chief said, "we are making progress. I am cautiously optimistic for a good result. The sooner the better".
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