AMADEUS
Global Distribution Systems Fares and Ticketing Course

What will you learn?

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Analyze GDS displays relevant to mileage system pricing
  • Identify and price different journey types
  • Read, interpret and apply fare rules
  • Check minimum-fare rules in pricing itineraries
  • Use GDS to issue tickets for manually-priced reservations

Key topics

  • Introduction to mileage based air fares, analyzing itineraries and retrieving fares from a GDS
  • Pricing one-way and circle trip practice exercises
  • Limitations on indirect travel, side trips and surface sectors
  • Backhauls, circle trips, journeys in different classes of service and alternative fare break points
  • Lowest combinations, round-the-world journeys and minimum checks

Who should attend?

This course is recommended for:

  • Airline fares desk agents
  • Travel agents
  • Airline ticket agents
  • Call center agents

Additional information:

This is a distance learning course, delivered online through a web-based program. 100 hours of study are provided although an average of 50 hours of course study should be expected.

The course is supported by a downloadable and printable Workbook with exercises, a list of GDS commands, maps and definitions of key journey pricing principles.