Definitions and explanations of common terms in the airline industry
A set of fields in the Fare Manager Rules system for Combinations (Category 10) that provides access to and a summary of subcategory data.
Sales Data Exchange
The right to make a technical landing for refueling, etc. without boarding or disembarking revenue traffic.
The Secondary Passenger Type Code is used to indicate the PTCs that may be further discounted by the presence of Categories 19-22 in the actual Fare By Rule tariff.
A portion of travel of a fare component that is not determined as primary portion of travel.
In international fares, a portion of a journey covered by a single flight coupon. Also called segment.
In domestic US/CA fares, a portion of a journey covered by a single flight coupon. Also called sector.
The amount a passenger pays the agency (or consolidator) for the Negotiated Fare. Also called the Selling amount.
The person or organization who may update the Selling fare based on the Net fare and who makes the Negotiated Fare available for travel agents.
A continuous or related series. Mainly used in reference to the organization of data with categories in the FareManager Rules system.
ATPCO's suite of products that automates and centralizes the collection of ancillary fees for a wide range of secondary charges and services. The current suite of products includes Carrier-Imposed Fees, Ticketing Fees, Optional Services (including baggage allowance and charges), and Branded Fares.
A code identifying the service for which a fee will be assessed. This code consists of a generic service code and a more specific Sub Code to further define the service. Optional Services uses the following six service types: flight-related service, ticket-related services, fare-related services, baggage allowance, baggage charges, and merchandise.
The process by which interline partners allocate revenue on a ticket where each carrier operated a portion of the journey. These portions are determined by flight coupon.
The city that appears second in a market city pair. Also called destination city.
Sale inside, ticketing inside; sold and ticketed in country of journey origin
Sale inside, ticketing outside; sold in country of journey origin and ticketed outside country of origin.
The right to carry revenue traffic between two points within a foreign country.
Sale outside, ticketing inside; sold outside country of journey origin and ticketed inside country of origin.
Sale outside, ticketing outside; sold and ticketed outside country of journey origin.
(CTA) Special Permission. Reference to the approval number given by a government for an application. See also approval number.