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International fare class level. The directory level that defines fare class combinability in the add-on construction process.


International zone level. The directory level that defines the area of applicability in the add-on construction process.


An organization identified by the tariff owner who has some level of authority over the tariff owner's data.


ATPCO's Partner Access Security System. Allows an organization (the partner) to view, print, create, or update changes to specified rules and footnotes of another organization (the owner). Partners with remote access will then be able to access the owner's data using their current sign-ons. This access is available for both public and private tariffs and both filed and unfiled data. To invoke access through this system, the owner must send an instruction in writing authorizing specific data for each partner.

Passenger type

Codes that specify that a passenger qualifies as a specific type, such as accompanied child, military, standby, senior citizen, or companion. Valid types are displayed on a help screen in the FareManager Rules system and are listed in Appendix A of the Automated Rules user documentation.


Pseudo City Code.


Passengers per Day Each Way. A total capacity measure of individual markets. Measures how many passengers, on average, travel between two cities each day.


Project Development Plan.


Passenger Facility Charge.


ATPCO record containing data provided by IATA that stores conversion rates from currencies to NUCs. Exchange rates are normally updated quarterly. It is used in fare construction engines to convert add-ons and fares, calculate the total, construct the fare, and then convert the final amount to the appropriate currency.


ATPCO record containing data provided by IATA that lists countries who publish fares in US dollars or euros and stores conversion rates from the native currency to NUCs. Exchange rates are normally updated quarterly. It is coded for the sole purpose of supporting the Construction Data subscription product.


Passenger International Tariff.

Plating carrier

See validating carrier.


Prorate Manual-Passenger.


Passenger Name Record, or Personal Name Record, is the six-character code that is the reference for a reservation. This is created at time of reservation, and contains the identifying details of the traveler (name, passport info) as well as the fare, ticket, and payment information.

PNR Wrap-Up

A message sent consolidating all PNR details, including passenger, itinerary, and fee information, that provides an update to down-line systems to allow passenger servicing.


Passenger Origin-Destination Simulator

PODS Research LLC

A revenue management research group that permits a realistic simulation of the interaction between passenger choice and revenue management in competitive airline markets.

Point of turnaround

Farthest geographical fare break point on the pricing unit, measured from pricing unit origin; not applicable on a one-way pricing unit. Also called turnaround.

Portion of travel

One or more consecutive sectors.