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.
SSIM includes 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 now!
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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
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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