INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE TICKETING COURSE
THIS COURSE IS OFFERED TO HOTEL MANAGEMENT STUDENTS ONLY
ADMISSIONS IN PROGRESS
CLASS STARTING FROM 1ST September 2011
EXAMS in March 2011
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DURATION: 90 days (Saturday & Sunday)
CLASS ROOM SECESSIONS
Students have up to two years to complete the programme.
Students will learn through realistic GDS simulation by choosing from Amadeus
Good understanding of world geography
Introduction to air fares, analyzing itineraries and retrieving fares from a GDS
Introduction to the mileage system
Practice pricing one way and circle trips
Limitations on indirect travel, side trips and surface sectors
Backhauls, circle trips, journeys in different classes of service and alternative fare break points
Lowest combination, around-the-world journeys, sales indicators and minimum checks
Currency conversion, taxes and practice ticketing
Have an excellent understanding of the mileage system pricing and know how to interpret and read all GDS displays relevant to mileage system pricing
Know how to identify and price different journey types (including Round-the World journey and journeys traveled in different classes)
Understand global indicators
Understand fare rules and air fare taxes
Be able to apply all minimum-fare rule checks
Know how and when to use side trips
Know how to add a manual fare to a GDS booking file
Be able to use the IATA Fare Formula to correctly price a journey
Know how to use GDS to issue tickets for manually-priced reservations
Know how to read each field of an ATB ticket
Know how to use the Lowest Combination Factor
Be able to construct and read a linear fare construction
Examination for the above course consists of 1 paper and takes 3 hours to complete.
Examinations are held in March and September of each year in the country of enrollment.
The enrollment is valid for a period of two years and the student has two opportunities to sit the examination within this period. There is an examination fee charged per paper. The fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. A pass mark of 75 % is required in each paper.
Comptuerised Reservation Systems & Automated Ticketing
DURATION: 5 days (Monday to Saturday)
FEES Rs. 12,000/-
The course is offered on Amadeus a leading Global Distribution System (GDS)
in the travel industry, in association with BIRD ACADEMY (Bird Education
society for Travel and Tourism).
Global Distribution System (GDS) is a Computer Reservations System (CRS)
used by airlines and extended to the travel agents to book and sell tickets on
multiple airlines, as well as book hotel rooms and car rentals for the travelers.
Operational knowledge of it is essential to be in the travel industry.
Understand Global Distribution System for travel booking.
Create itineraries and make appropriate reservations.
Understand how to quote international fares.
Understand issuance of Electronic Tickets.
Should have completed 10+2.
Good understanding of spoken English
Basic Computer Skill
Examination is conducted by BIRD ACADEMY (Bird Education society for Travel and Tourism). Minimum 70% pass marks are required for successful completion of the Course and to receive the Certificate which is jointly issued by AMADEUS