• Duration - 2 Months

Determining a proper fare for a journey is one of the most important and complex elements in every travel-related sale. Therefore, it is very essential for travel consultants to be fully familiar with the subject if they have to provide excellent service to their customers. IATA & VIASINC (Vocational Instruction & Software, Incorporated) have come together to create this new course for the travel training industry with the aim of creating better qualified students who would have a competitive edge in the job market.

The IATA GDS (Global Distribution System) Fares & Ticketing is a Computer-based Training system developed by IATA and VIASINC. The course is designed for students to make a career in travel agencies and for industry professionals who are already familiar with a GDS and want to enhance their knowledge about Fares & Ticketing. The main objective of this course is to teach the students to compute international mileage-based fares and issue tickets using a GDS system. The students will learn GDS entries related to mileage system pricing and ticketing and understand the principles of constructing international air fares applying IATA Fare Construction rules.

The course covers the following modules:

  • Basic & advanced mileage concepts
  • IATA Fare Formula
  • Fare construction for one way, round and circle trip journeys
  • Fare construction for mixed class journeys, open jaws lowest combination & Round the World
  • Limitations on indirect travel, side trips & surface sectors
  • Related fare checks
  • Ticket issuance

Students can decide between Amadeus, Galileo & Sabre.

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