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.
Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:
Analyze 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
Airline fares desk agents
Airline ticket agents
Call center agents
The course can be used towards the Proficiency Certificate in Agency Ticket Sales & Settlement
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 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. Customers may contact us for more information.