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 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.

Student performance will be based on an examination. Please refer to the Exam Information below for more details. Prerequisites Learners must already be familiar with GDS system functionality, basic commands, and have the ability to interpret booked itineraries.  

Expected Outcomes

  • Trainees will have the ability 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

Course content

  • 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

Who should attend?

This course is recommended for: Airline fares desk agents Travel agents Airline ticket agents Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and call center agents NB. An IATA Certificate is awarded to participants successfully passing the final exam.