Standard Schedules Information
Follow the Standard!
The SSIM provides
the airline industry with official set of Recommended Practices, messaging
formats and data processing procedures that are to be used by all IATA Member
Airlines and their business partners for the exchange of airline schedules
information and communication of airport coordination information.
references to other associated IATA resolutions and recommended common
practices as well as industry code sets such as IATA Aircraft Types, Passenger
Terminal Indicators and UTC-Local Time Comparisons pertaining to schedules data
standards. The SSIM standards are maintained by the Schedules Information
Standards Committee (SISC). New SSIM requirements and inquiries can be
forwarded to SSIM@iata.org Published only in English in March only.
The SSIM Combo is back (Book & Web Download), a great way to save!! SSIM web download single user license is available from mid-March 2017.
View the table of contents (pdf)
What's planned for SSIM 2018
New MCT Standards will facilitate and standardise the transmission, application, and processing of MCT data for airlines and their industry partners. Enhancements will include:
A new Chapter 8 to replace Appendix H MCT procedures
New data Hierarchy definitions and application rules
The introduction of a new single industry data transmission standard
New data features to improve Codeshare Synchronisation and enhanced Suppression capability to better support ticketing agreements when building connections
XML data transmission formats
What's New - Enhanced SSIM Web Download
The electronic version of the IATA Standard Schedules Information Manual (SSIM) 27th Edition is better than ever. The new edition has been updated with new content and new features we are sure you, as an industry professional, will value.
The SSIM application will now receive updated content throughout the year. Data in the Passenger Terminals (Appendix D) and UTC (Appendix F) sections will be updated, and all updates will be identified in the new Industry Notifications section.
The SSIM now includes Schedule and Slot XML implementation guides and schemas (.xsd files) that can be referenced and used outside of the application.
The content of the Aircraft Types (Appendix A), Passenger Terminals (Appendix D) and UTC (Appendix F) sections can now be exported to csv format and used outside of the application.
The new SSIM is made available via the IATA Desktop Reader for Windows application platform. The Reader makes it easy to access all your favorite IATA publications from a single, convenient location.
Order your IATA SSIM 27th Edition today!
If you prefer to purchase the SSIM Appendices as stand alone products, you can still do so. Please see samples and specifications below:
The SSIM standards are developed and maintained by the Schedules Information Standards Committee (SISC), which meets prior to the June Slot Conference.
If you still want to receive the SSIM Book, take advantage of the SSIM Combo (Book + Enhanced Web Download).
Who uses it?
Airlines, Airports, Airport coordinators and facilitators, Global Distribution Systems (GDS), Computer Reservation Systems (CRS), Data aggregators & system providers, Government agencies & authorities, Travel agents, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), Education institutions
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