Global Distribution Systems Fares and Ticketing Course - GALILEO

Price: £330
Duration: 50 hours

  About  
     
  Explore and interpret Global Distribution Systems Fares (GDS) by using mileage system pricing.  
     
  What you will learn  
     
  Upon completing this course you will be able 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  
     
  Course format  
     
  - Internet or eBook  
     
  Prerequisites  
     
  - Learners must already be familiar with GDS system functionality, basic commands, and have the ability to interpret booked itineraries.  
     
  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 existing or aspiring:  
     
  - Airline fares desk agents  
  - Travel agents  
  - Airline ticket agents  
  - Call center agents  
     
  - The course can be used towards the Proficiency Certificate in Agency Ticket Sales & Settlement  
     
  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.
This course requires the following minimum system requirements: Windows 95, Internet Explorer 5.5, 16MB memory.
 
     
  Exam information  
     
  Please read the General Information on Distance Learning Exams, and check the Distance Learning - Course edition list for exams when booking your exam.  
     
  Examination is administered in paper-based format at an IATA examination venue. Successful candidates earn the course certificate.  
     
  Note: This course can optionally be combined with Harvard ManageMentor. Customers may contact us for more information.se can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.  
     

 

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