[11 December 2017:] AICS is advising that the following supplier is excluded from the Supplier Failure Benefit by reason of insolvency:
Darwin Airline SA flying under the brand name Adria Airways Switzerland.
Any bookings accepted after 12 December 2017 12:01am will not be protected by AICS and members should not accept credit or debit card payments for this supplier.
AICS Members are requested to notify AICS of any bookings they have made with Darwin Airline SA flying under the brand name Adria Airways Switzerland for which travel has not been availed immediately via email to AICS@afta.com.au.
About AFTA Insolvency Chargeback Scheme (AICS)
AICS was established in 2017 to provide protection for ATAS travel agents that experience chargeback as a result of supplier collapse or closure. AICS will be operated under contract by Gow-Gates. AICS is owned by the members of the Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA).
Further details can found at www.afta.com.au/AICS