We welcome all delegates and invited guests to the 32nd Annual Executive Council Meeting and AGM of FAPAA. The meetings will be held in Udaipur India between 2nd – 4th June 2005.



Udaipur has had a mesmeric and magical effect on visitors for the last four centuries; twenty-first century guests are no exception.

The Palace Hotels have striven to lovingly preserve authentic decor making every guest experience the original heritage holiday of Rajasthan.



A draft Agenda will be distributed approximately one month prior to the meeting. However, to view the Program Schedule please click here


Please note that all Room Rates include Buffet Breakfast

Single Occupancy US$ 160.00 + Taxes (8%)
Twin Occupancy US$ 180.00 + Taxes (8%) 


  • Most Asia Pacific Airlines operate flights into Bombay
    and New Delhi.
  • JetAirways and Indian Airlines operate flights daily from Bombay     and Delhi to Udaipur.

    Please provide all flight details including date and arrival times into Bombay and Delhi plus connecting flights to Udaipur to the attention of Vinoo Ubhayakar, c/- ACAAI, 
    email acaai@csi.co.in or fax: (91) 22- 2282 4029


The unit of currency is Indian Rupee
Exchange Rate: US$1.00 = INR 44.80(approx)

  • All major currencies can be converted at either
    the Airport or the Hotel
  • All International Credit Cards are accepted.


30C during the day and cooler in the evenings


A half day sight seeing of the city included in the programme.
Places of interest include :

  • The City Palace Museum
  • the Crystal Gallery
  • The vintage and Classic Car Collection
  • Jagriti at Jagmandir
  • Rana Pratap Memorial
  • Bharayiya Lok Kala Mandir
  • Boating on Lake Pichola
  • Sahekion Ki Bari
  • Sajjangarh
  • Gulab Bagh


First Delegate FREE

Registration fee payment for 2nd & additional delegates of US$ 120.00 (per person) to be paid on-site to ACAAI either in cash or by travellers cheques. 

*Note: Within the current Annual Membership Fees, each country has been invoiced US$100towards the cost of Registration for one person to attend each meeting. 


Please reply to the FAPAA Secretariat on the attached 
Registration Form BEFORE APRIL 30TH 2005with the following details: 

  • Name(s) of Delegates
  • Details of Spouse(s) participating (if applicable)
  • Details of arrival & departure dates.
Arrival of Delegates and transfers to the hotel
14.00 17.00Registration
Opening Ceremony & Official Photograph
18.00 – 18.30


    1. Host Country Welcome
      Mr. Vinoo Ubhayakar, Past President, ACAAI & Chairman Organizing Commitee
    1. Meeting Opening Address
      Sam Katgara, Chairman of FAPAA
    1. Inauguration Welcome Address
      His Royal Highness Shriji Arvind Singhji Mewar
    1. Vote of thanks to the Host Country & Organiser
      Diren Hallock, Immediate Past Chairman of FAPAA
18.30Official Photograph
19.00 – 20.00Cocktails hosted by His Royal Highness Shriji Arvind Singhji Mewar
20.00Dinner at Poolside – hosted by Air Cargo Agents Association of India (ACAAI)

07.30 – 09.15Breakfast
08.00 –10.00Registration
09.30Commencement of ECM Business Meeting
10.25 – 10.45Morning Tea
13.00 – 14.00Buffet Lunch at the Durbar Hall
15.15 – 15.30Tea
15.30City Sight Seeing
20.00Son-e-lumiere (sound and light show) on the history of Mewar and Udaipur City.
 Free Evening

07.30 – 09.00Breakfast
09.00 – 10.30Council Meeting
10.30 – 10.45Tea Break
10.45 – 12.30Council Meeting Continues
12.30 – 13.00Annual General Meeting
19.00Cocktails & Gala Farewell Dinner

Departure of Delegates for their respective destinations.
Please Note:
National Dress or business attire are compulsory for 
Opening Ceremony; Photograph Session
For all meetings – business attire / smart casual
FAPAA Dinner – smart casual

All Delegates and Observers are invited to all Sessions, or as otherwise directed by the Chairman. 

Note: OPENING CEREMONY Official Photograph will be held at the Welcome Reception on Thursday June 2nd


Commencement of ECM Business Meeting 

Call to order by sounding of the FAPAA gong

09.30 – 09.40Apologies and Roll-Call
09.40 – 09.45

Minutes of the previous meeting

To agree on any necessary corrections and confirm the minutes of the 31st FAPAA Executive Council Meeting held on May 24 & 25, 2004 at the Radisson Resort, Gold Coast, Australia.

09.45 – 10.00Matters Arising
(other than covered under specific Agenda items)
10.00 – 10.10Correspondence
(not specific to Agenda)
10.10 – 10.25

Sub – Committee Reports: 
FIATA Report – Chaired by AFIF (Australia)

Report on FIATA HQ Sessions, Zurich, Switzerland, March 19- 21, 2005 (Note:FIATA World Congress to be held in Moscow, Russia. Sept 11 – 15, 2005)

10.25 – 10.45Morning Tea
10.45 – 12.00

Sub – Committee Reports: 
IATA Report – Chaired by AFIF (Australia)

  1. 10.45 – 11.30
    IATA Presentation on current activities by Mr Peter Chong, Cargo Director, Asia Pacific , IATA & Mr CS Kong Regional Director IDGS, Asia – Pacific, IATA
    • Overview of European Air Cargo Program (EACP)
    • Paperless Cargo Environment
    • CASS development in ASIA
  2. 11.30 – 11.50 
    IATA CASS Forum
    CASS in the Asia-Pacific region
  3. 11.50 – 12.00 
    Australian IATA Air cargo Program – AFIF, Australia
12.00 – 12.40

I.T./ E.COMMERCE – Chaired by ACAAI (India)

An open discussion on IT innovations within the region that have an effect on the way we do business in the future.

12.40 – 1300

Education and Training – Chaired by TAFA (Thailand) 

Training activity reports by country

13.00 – 14.00Buffet Lunch at the Durbar Hall
14.00 – 15.15

Closed Session: FAPAA Future Thinking
A general discussion to discuss important issues that relate to the effectiveness of FAPAA as a body.

  1. The format of FAPAA meetings and whether this allows open and free speech. What could be done to improve this ?
  2. How does FAPAA handle projects and what should be done to enhance this
  3. Are sub-committees serve the intended purpose. What would be best fro FAPAA members.
  4. Other
15.15 – 15.30Tea
15.30City Sight Seeing
20.00Son-e-lumiere (sound and light show) on the history of Mewar and Udaipur City.
 Free Evening
07.30 – 09.00Breakfast
09.00 – 09.15


  1. Pakistan (ACAAP & PIFFC)
  2. CIFA – China
  3. Other membership matters
09.15 – 09.30

Publicity and Communication – Chaired by SLFFA (Sri-Lanka)

  1. Payload Asia Publication
  2. FAPAA Website
  3. Other
09.30 – 10.00

Financial Matters – Introduced by the Chairman

  1. Income & Expenditure Report & Balance sheet, 2004 (for ratification at AGM)
  2. Draft Budget 2005 – (for ratification at AGM)
  3. Other
10.00 – 10.30

Forum: Security– Moderator: HAFFA (Hong Kong) 

Presentation: Update and overview of Security in the A-P region
By David Fielder, Regional Director Security Management: Panalpina; & Secretary ASIA for TAPA.

10.30 – 10.45Tea Break
10.45 – 11.15

Forum: Session 2 

Security Surcharges. How are they applied and what are they for? 
Discussion regarding various applications of charges for security in the FAPAA region and what activities are covered. Should Airlines treat this as a cost of doing business and include costs in the freight rate?

11.15 – 11.45Individual Country Reports – Moderator: Chairman
11.45 – 12.15

General Business

  1. FAPAA Awards Program (Diren Hallock)
  2. Liability Insurance Program (David Fielder/ Brian Lovell)
    • MLH (Australia) proposal for, initially Sri-Lanka (BL)
    • Sam Ignarski proposal (DF)
    • Should FAPAA be involved (DF)
  3. FAPAA Mid-term Executive Meeting (Krishnan Chelliah – ‘ carried forward’ item)

    Krishnan Chelliah (FMFF Malaysia) has suggested that FAPAA hold a mid-term Executive meeting (of the ‘Board’) whilst renaming the current ‘ECM’ ‘ as the ‘Annual Delegates Meeting’?

  4. Other
12.15 – 12.20

Next Meeting Schedule: Venue 

Offers to host 33rd ECM: Venue and dates for 2006 meetings.

12.20 – 12.25

Closing remarks for FAPAA 32nd ECM 

Adjournment of FAPAA 32nd Executive Council Meeting

Note: Presentation of attendance and appreciation certificates will be conducted at Gala Dinner function, Saturday June 4th, unless participant or guest is leaving prior to the function

12.30 – 13.00Annual General Meeting
13.00 – 14.00Lunch
1430 – 1500Press Conference
19.00Cocktails & Gala Farewell Dinner – hosted by AIR INDIA & ACAAI
Please Note:
National Dress or business attire are compulsory for 
Opening Ceremony; Photograph Session
For all meetings – business attire / smart casual
FAPAA Dinner – smart casual