The countdown is on for IATA Accredited Agents to be Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) compliant by June 1, 2017
IATA has issued the deadline to reduce the risks associated with payment card transactions and potential data breaches and made PCI DSS compliance a mandatory condition to obtain and retain accreditation as an IATA Accredited Agent in all its Accredited locations under the Passenger Sales Agency Rules in Resolution 818g. Non-compliance with PCI DSS security standards could result in 2 instances of irregularity being recorded against your agency.
More information from IATA on becoming compliant is here.
UPDATE! DEADLINE EXTENSION FROM IATA
March 31 2017: Rumor has it that March 1 2018 will be the new deadline from IATA. ACTA’s press release on the topic is here.
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