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IATA GDS FARES & TICKETING

Duration : 6 Months

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

HSC and Above

The GDS Fares and Ticketing course is a computer-based training solution, available in Internet or CD-ROM format, designed for intermediate-level travel students, working travel consultants, airline reservations and sales personnel, tour operators and consolidators. The course teaches the student to apply mileage system pricing skills to international routings while using a GDS system and its transactions. Learners learn to read and interpret all fare related GDS displays. GDS emulation technology simulates GDS functionality with self-guided and independent study design. Beginner to advance mileage fare construction skills are covered in this course.

TOPICS COVERED/COURSE CONTENT

  • Airfares (Domestic, International and Special fares)
  • Analysing Itineraries
  • The Mileage system and the IATA Fare Formula
  • Mapping
  • Pricing of Airfares (One-way and Return Journey)
  • Limitations on Indirect Travel
  • Side Trips
  • Surface Sectors
  • Mixed Class Travel
  • Lowest Combination Principle and Pricing Units
  • Around the World Fares and RWM Check
  • The Passenger Ticket
  • Currency Conversion and Taxes
  • Manual TST and Ticket Issuance

A Diploma will be awarded to those who successfully achieve a passing mark of 60% at the examination conducted by IATA.

To achieve distinction, a candidate must achieve 85%.

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