IATA Global Distribution Systems (GDS) Fares and Ticketing in Galileo

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About the course

Course Number: 160-17367V01

About
Explore and interpret Global Distribution Systems Fares (GDS) by using mileage system pricing.
Format: Internet or eBook
Prerequisites: Learners must already be familiar with GDS system functionality, basic commands, and have the ability to interpret booked itineraries.

What you will learn

  • Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:
  • Analyse GDS displays relevant to mileage system pricing
  • Identify and price different journey types
  • Read, interpret, and apply fare rules
  • Check minimum-fare rules in pricing itineraries
  • Use GDS to issue tickets for manually-priced reservations
Key topics
  • Introduction to mileage based air fares, analysing itineraries and retrieving fares from a GDS
  • Pricing one-way and circle trip practice exercises•Limitations on indirect travel, side trips and surface sectors
  • Backhauls, circle trips, journeys in different classes of service and alternative fare break points
  • Lowest combinations, round-the-world journeys and minimum checks
Who should attend
  • Airline fares desk agents
  • Travel agents
  • Airline ticket agents
  • Call centre agents
 
Additional information
This is a distance learning course, delivered online through a web-based program. 100 hours of study are provided although an average of 50 hours of course study should be expected.
The course is supported by a downloadable and printable Workbook with exercises, a list of GDS commands, maps and definitions of key journey pricing principles.
This course requires the following minimum system requirements: Windows 95, Internet Explorer 5.5, 16MB memory.

Examination information
Examination is administered in paper-based format at an IATA examination venue. Successful candidates earn the course certificate.
Note: This course can optionally be combined with Harvard ManageMentor.

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