IATA BSP, GDS & fares
Learn about fare calculation procedures and pricing units

Airlines are dealing with exceptional market conditions. Demand has fallen, and networks and partnerships have been rearranged. Understanding how these elements affect the airline business model and devising the correct strategies to overcome them is tough - but essential to survival. 

IATA's courses provide beginner to advanced training on using the IATA BSP, global distribution systems and other fare calculation procedures. The courses on fares and ticketing allow you to gain in-depth knowledge at your own speed while still accessing IATA’s industry-leading expertise.


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Found 34 courses and diplomas

Repricing Exchanges and Reissues (classroom)

Learn how to apply correct ticketing rules and perform complex transactions such as revalidating, exchanging or reissuing tickets without errors.

Selling and Managing Airline Reservations and Travel in Galileo (SMART Galileo) (partner-taught or self-study)

The Galileo SMART course will prepare you for a successful career as a global travel professional working in a dynamic and exciting industry.

  • English

Selling and Managing Airline Reservations and Travel in Sabre (SMART Sabre) (partner-taught or self-study)

The Sabre SMART course will prepare you for a successful career as a global travel professional working in a dynamic and exciting industry.

  • English

Selling and Managing Airline Reservations and Travel in Amadeus (SMART Amadeus) (partner-taught or self-study)

The Amadeus SMART course will prepare you for a successful career as a global travel professional working in a dynamic and exciting industry.

  • English

Selling International Rail Transportation (partner-taught or self-study)

This course provides knowledge of global passenger rail products and teaches skills in arranging international rail journeys.

  • English

Serving the Travel Customer (partner-taught or self-study)

Gain essential strategies to ensure that the customer’s level of satisfaction will influence a purchase or repurchase decision.

  • English

Travel and Tourism Consultant Diploma (partner-taught or self-study)

Study popular tourism destinations and improve your sales skills to successfully advise your clients on the best travel options.

  • English

Travel and Tourism Consultant for the Leadership & Management Diploma (partner-taught or self-study)

Study popular tourism destinations and improve your sales skills to successfully advise your clients on the best travel options

  • English

Travel and Tourism Workshop (classroom)

The Travel and Tourism Workshop provides you with a broad understanding of the global Tourism sector, and equips you with the knowledge and skills to maximize the business potential of this industry for your market.

  • English

Travel Sales and Operations Diploma (self-study)

Demonstrate that you have gained complete essential competencies to be a successful travel agent or travel agency manager with the IATA Travel Sales and Operations Diploma. Promote yourself as a holder of the highest level travel and tourism diploma to employers, customers, and travel industry suppliers.

  • English