Syllabus and Course Outline
rev 09/01

COURSE TITLE:
Air Fares

Available in a Canadian version and a United States version

NUMBER OF HOURS:
15 - 30 Hours
PREREQUISITES:
Air Reservations
DESCRIPTION:
Learn the air fare terms, codes, fare construction principles and fare application rules necessary to find, interpret and apply the lowest applicable fare to your client's air itinerary. Practice the interpretation of the multiple air transportation taxes and fees applicable to air travel. Air fares are historically difficult to interpret and apply. This course presents the basics in a simple format with many applications to allow you to become proficient.
OBJECTIVES:
You will be able to utilize displays in Computer Reservations Systems to:
  • Define domestic fare terms
  • Interpret fare basis codes
  • Interpret and apply domestic fare and rule displays
  • Interpret and explain domestic PNR linear fare calculation lines
  • Interpret tax and fee calculations
GRADING CRITERIA:
Successful completion of all reviews, challenges and exams.
COURSE OUTLINE:
Each Lesson includes an online review (Stop, Review and Apply) as well as at least one Challenge that requires independent research and application.

Lesson   1 -  Introduction to Fare Terms (10 pages)
Lesson   2 -  Discount Fares and Fare Basis Codes (5 pages)
Lesson   3 -  Reading and Interpreting Fare Displays (5 pages)
Lesson   4 -  Constructing Fares (5 pages)
Lesson   5 -  Interpreting Taxes (10 pages)
Lesson   6 -  Domestic Fares Review (7 pages)
EXAM

COURSE ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS:
The maximum time to complete this course will be sent to you by your instructor. This includes 5 reviews and 1 exam. Each review is time consuming.