Passenger Proration - Fundamentals (Classroom, 5 days)

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About

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.

This course is available at IATA Training Centers and Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-house training.

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Course code: TALF-56

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 5 days (40 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment

Prerequisites

  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • Recommended level is Entry-level
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or the equivalent level for other languages.

How to register

There are no scheduled classes at the moment

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

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • 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.

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