Passenger Fares and Ticketing - Intermediate - Virtual


About

Air passengers are always searching for the lowest possible special fares, but cheap fares come with several challenging restrictions. Learn how to interpret special fare conditions and provide alternatives to system pricing failures so you can offer the best deals that consider the accompanying ticket restrictions.

Course Code:TALF-40-VC

Course format

  • The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • The course will take you approximately 12 hours to complete and be held over 4 consecutive days.
  • There will be 2 live interactive virtual classroom sessions per day, each session will be 90 minutes.
  • The live sessions will require your participation, with multiple Q&A sessions and additional time spent on self-study material including projects, research, additional reading and videos
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment

Technical requirements

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Prerequisites

  • Participants must have completed the IATA Basic Passenger Fares and Ticketing course and covered the core elements of the Mileage System Principle.
  • Recommended level is Intermediate
  • 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

Virtual venues

We schedule our virtual classroom courses through one of 3 virtual venues, each in a different time zone for your convenience. For more information, please visit our page on virtual classroom timing or contact our Customer Portal.

Please check the exact schedule of each class below (View more details) and click ‘Register’.

Next class

Passenger Fares and Ticketing - Intermediate - Virtual

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
31 August - 4 September, 2020
Register before 10 Aug, 2020 for a USD100 discount
Please register by 10 Aug
All prices are before tax. Class no: 110200 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,750
Member
USD 2,250
Regular
USD 2,500

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Differentiate between normal and special fares
  • Identify types of pricing units
  • Apply the special fare Higher Intermediate Point (HIP) check
  • Construct special fares: one-way, round trip, circle trip, open jaw
  • Analyse fare notes and apply the most restrictive conditions
  • Determine and collect Q surcharges and stopover fees
  • Quote the lowest applicable special fare
  • Recognize Electronic Miscellaneous Document data elements

Course content

  • Carrier routing fares versus mileage fares
  • Fare note categories
  • Special fare analysis
  • Special fare quotes: one-way, round and circle trips, open jaw
  • Fare directionalities
  • Stopover and transfer fees
  • Q surcharges
  • Local combination of special fares versus end-on combinations
  • Reservation change fees and related charges
  • Recognizing Electronic Ticket (ET) and Electronic Miscellaneous Document (EMD) data elements

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Activities

  • Interactive online assignments
  • Special fare exercises and analysis
  • Manual fare calculation and simulation

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Tariff/pricing analysts
  • Revenue accountants
  • Experienced ticketing staff

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on an assessment. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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