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ABACUS ONLINE GDS SYSTEM TRAINING COURSES
Used throughout Asia

Abacus is a global distribution system (GDS) used by travel agencies in Asia.

Abacus serves more than 100,000 travel agents across the Asia-Pacific region’s 59 markets. It has both global and uniquely local relationships with airlines and hotels, including the leading portfolio of low-cost content and Chinese airline content. The Asia-Pacific travel market remains the largest and fastest growing travel market in the world.

Current available Abacus courses below:

COURSE 1: INTRODUCTION TO ABACUS

A fast-paced yet thorough introduction to the Abacus GDS.

Course curriculum: “Bargain Finder” fare search, FOX, PNR data change and delete, PNR mandatory fields

Course curriculum: “Bargain Finder” fare search, FOX, PNR data change and delete, PNR mandatory fields, PNR optional fields, building a complete PNR, car bookings, changing segment status, classes of service, encode/decode cities, airports and airlines, fare quote, fares, fare displays, flight availability, flight service information, hotel bookings, introduction to reducing/dividing PNRs, itinerary pricing, queues, rules, seat assignments, seat maps, sign-off, sign-on, storing a fare, ticketing

22 lessons | 40hrs training time  |  4 quizzes  |  1 final examination

Course cost: £159.00

  1. Course Introduction,Signing In/Out, Retrieving a PNR 
  2. Encoding and Decoding 
  3. Flight Availability, Alliances and Schedules 
  4. The Mandatory PNR Fields 
  5. Building Complete PNRs 
  6. Optional PNR Information 
  7. More Optional PNR Information 
  8. PNR Management 
  9. Seat Assignments 
  10. Seat Maps 
  11. Rental Car Reservations 
  12. Misc. Car Displays, Rules Displays and Policy Displays 
  13. Hotel Reservations 
  14. Index search qualifiers and optional sell fields 
  15. Fare Displays and Fare Rules 
  16. Itinerary Pricing 
  17. Ticketing 
  18. Queues 
  19. Queue Tasks 
  20. Currency Conversion and Other Miscellaneous Functions 
  21. DRS and Format Finder 
  22. Timaticweb
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