Passenger Proration - Fundamentals (classroom)



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About the course

5-day (40 hours) classroom course

Apply the rules of the Prorate Manual – Passenger (PMP) and the Multilateral Proration Agreement – Passenger (MPA-P) within your organization accurately. Learn how to apply these proration rules to codesharing and interline agreements to ensure revenues are shared accurately between airlines. Identify errors in automated proration before the revenue share is processed to maximize the revenue of your airline through proper pricing policy and fare structuring and reduce internal costs and eliminate disputes with other airlines.

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Course code: TALF-56

Course format


  • 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

In-house training

To arrange in-house training for your company, please complete the in-house training request form or contact the Training Specialist in your region.

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Passenger Proration - Fundamentals (classroom)

United States, Miami (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
28 August - 1 September, 2023
Register before 28 May, 2023 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply.
Please register by 07 Aug
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All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 172075
USD 1,400
USD 1,800
USD 2,000


The IATA Training Center in Miami is ACCET Accredited

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What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the fare break point in proration calculations
  • Gain a thorough understanding of the PMP and its application with regard to the MPA-P
  • Improve your knowledge of basic passenger fare construction
  • 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

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • 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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