Global Distribution Systems Fares and Ticketing Course

IATA’s Global Distribution Systems (GDS) Fares & Ticketing course helps you develop comprehensive fare construction skills through a simulation of Sabre, Galileo, or Amadeus. Designed for travel industry personnel with basic GDS skills, this online training will help you become the office expert. Developed around travel industry resolutions and designed for self-guided learning with interactive simulations, you will learn to price and ticket challenging itineraries for all fare types.​This interactive e-learning course will teach you how to price journeys for all types of fares using the Amadeus Global Distribution Systems (GDS). You will have hands-on practise using the interactive Global Distribution Systems (GDS) simulation tool, which will help you analyze GDS displays relevant to mileage system pricing; read, interpret, and apply mileage and routing fare rules; and issue tickets. The simulation training is supported by an interactive workbook and reference notes on GDS commands, maps and key journey pricing terms and definitions.

Enroll at EAA Authorized Training Center to study these materials with the help of a local trainer. This is computer-based, interactive simulation training, accompanied by an interactive workbook and reference notes on GDS commands, maps, and key journey pricing terms and definitions.

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • 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 mileage and routing fare rules
  • Issue tickets

  • Introduction to air fares, analysing itineraries and retrieving fares from a GDS
  • Limitations on indirect travel, side trips and surface sectors
  • Return trips in different classes of service and alternative fare break points
  • Lowest combinations, round-the-world journeys and class differentials

This course is recommended for:

  • Airline fares desk agents
  • Travel agents
  • Airline ticket agents
  • Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and call center agents

An IATA Certificate is awarded to participants after successfully passing the final exam.

  • Exams are scheduled 4 times a year: March, June, September, and December
  • Guidance will be given on when to book for your exam.
  • Exam Method: Online exam

Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor© (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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Duration

2 months


Classroom %

50%


Self study %

50%


Start

09-Jan-24


End

22-March-24