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Passenger Proration - Fundamentals (Classroom, 5 days)

Este curso también es dado en Español.

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Did you know that in the past 3 years, 289 participants from 43 countries have taken this course with IATA?


Apply the rules of the Prorate Manual - Passenger (PMP) and the Multilateral Proration Agreement – Passenger (MPA-P) within your organization.

Learn how proration can be a useful tool in maximizing the revenue of an airline, through proper pricing policy and fare structuring.

Available as: Classroom & In-Company course
Duration: 5 days (40 hours)
Recommended level: Entry-level
Prerequisites: none

Next class

Jun 05 - Jun 09, 2017 - Singapore, Singapore-Somerset16 (IATA)
5 additional classes are scheduled. See all

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Improve your knowledge of basic passenger fare construction
  • Understand the PMP and its application with regard to the MPA-P
  • Identify the fare break point in proration calculations
  • Calculate the prorate value of passenger coupons in accordance with the rules of the MPA-P
  • Apply the correct currency conversion rules for interline billings
  • Improve data processing and minimize potential errors

Course content

Review prorate factors and base amounts, according to the Prorate Manual – Part 2

  • Article F of the Multilateral Proration Agreement (MPA)

Determine the amount to be prorated

  • Applicable fares
  • Currency conversion for passenger billings
  • Surcharge/differential

Analyze proration details

  • Passenger tickets
  • Correct prorate value
  • Sector not travelled by air
  • Change of carrying airline
  • Excess baggage tickets

Examine provisos rules

  • What is a proviso
  • Presentation of a proviso

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Who should attend

This course is aimed at:

  • Managers, supervisors and officers of proration, passenger sales, interline billings/rejections and disputes
  • Marketing, sales, pricing managers and officers
  • Revenue managers
  • Yield and tariff analysts
  • Internal auditors

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

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Further training
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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