The BSP Data Interchange Specifications Group (BDISG) is established by the Passenger Services Conference (PSC) to develop and maintain technical solutions within the BSP Data Interchange Specifications Handbook (DISH) for the exchange of passenger ticketing and related data between travel agents and airlines for remittance and settlement purposes.
One of the main objectives of the BDISG is the minimization of local requirements, cost reduction, and decreasing inconsistencies.
DISH Revision 23 Update Bulletin 2019/1 (Mandatory)
The PSC has endorsed various amendments to DISH Revision 23 standards reflected in this new DISH Revision 23 Update Bulletin 2019/1 publication, declared effective 1 April 2019.
DISH Revision 23 Update Bulletin 2019/1 (pdf) has been developed to reflect a worldwide data interchange standard to be implemented by all Billing and Settlement Plans (BSPs) ensuring the highest possible quality data is exchanged between BSPs, airlines and strategic partners. The amendments in DISH Revision 23 Update Bulletin 2019/1 are highlighted in the summary of changes in the publication. View the DISH revision (pdf).
DISH 23 Major Amendments.
In order to produce Revision 23, major amendments include:
- Addition of 3DS and EMV data elements and records for card transactions
- Transparency in Payments (TIP) requirements for alternative payment methods aligned with PSC Resolution 728 on form of payment codes
- New data elements and RET/HOT records to support Complex Taxes Fees and Charges–Additional Coupon Tax Data
- New data elements and RET/HOT records to support GST related information
- CSI file format defined as a Mandatory layout for card transactions
- Complete revision of Testing/Certification Procedures and RET/HOT Data Quality Assurance in DISH Chapter 4
- Exempted taxes reflected within the TMFA & TMFT data elements
- New Diners/Discover and JCB specifications to the FPTI data element
- Addition of other new data element indicators related to Change of Gauge, Commission Control Adjustment, Arrival Date, Arrival Time, Departure Terminal and Arrival Terminal
- Mandatory/Conditional Status modifications to records and fields in alignment to PSC & Ticketing Resolutions
- Modification of CSI and CSP data elements status anomalies
DISH 23 replaces all previous Revisions and is presented as a mandatory Revision. Testing procedures and scenarios in Chapter 4 are to be followed.