Are you looking to get your ticket to the booming world of travel and tourism? Look no further than International Air Fare Desk. IAFD, as we’ve been popularly known since 1991, is where generations of today’s travel gurus have learnt their trade. Instituted and run by Gouri Dixit, IAFD was the first travel and tourism training institute in India and has long been the standard bearer for travel and tourism training in India.
Whatever course you do at IAFD, you can be sure that you will learn:
- The history of aviation.
- Important airline terminology.
- Geography and its importance to travel.
- Computer reservations system.
- Fares and Ticketing.
- Complete customers service.
IAFD is reputed and respected for ensuring:
Modern technology and methodologies.
Experienced and dedicated faculty.
An impressive success percentage of at least 85% at IATA exams.
Job placements with the best in the business.
Thanks to our rigorous approach to training and our enviable success ratio at IATA exams, our students are highly sought after in the travel and tourism trade and have worked with industry leaders like:
South African Airways
Connaught Network Services (Cathay Pacific)
Universal Express Travels and Tours
Travel Corporation of India
Cox and Kings
International Air Fare Desk is spearheaded by Gouri Dixit, a luminary in the field of travel training. In fact, many students still come around the office asking for ‘Ms. Dixit’s class”.
An English Literature graduate from St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai, she started life in the industry by joining Air India’s London operations.
On returning to India, Gouri joined Lufthansa in Bombay, where she worked until she perceived the industry’s need for organised training and set up IAFD in 1991. Along the way, she has also conducted numerous training courses for Travel Agents on behalf of Lufthansa. She also conducted trainings at Lufthansa Training Centre in Seeheim, Germany where the Airline's Travel Agents were often invited.
Over the past twenty years, she has also conducted courses for Internationally renowned airlines like:
1) Lufthansa - at Colombo, Dhaka, Kolkatta, Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune , Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Madras and Mumbai.
2) Qantas - at Mumbai.
3) Thomas Cook - at Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai (Madras), Delhi.