Galileo GDS


Introducing a comprehensive programme of courses for live system training in the Galileo Global Distribution System and in automated Fares and Ticketing. The programmes set the standard in automated Fares and Ticketing training.

These Star Alliance/GTMC programmes allow students the distinctive opportunity to learn and practice on the live Galileo Global Distribution System. The modules, developed by some of the most experienced trainers in the travel industry, will lead to approved professional qualifications endorsed by Star Alliance, the worlds largest airline network and the Guild of Travel Management Companies. The training material has been developed in direct collaboration with Galileo and contains fully comprehensive course notes and extensive question/answer exercises - ideal preparation for examinations. The programmes are accredited by City and Guilds as part of their Tourism qualifications.

Galileo Professional

This four day or 60 hour course equips industry entrants with a thorough knowledge and understanding of the Galileo GDS, combining trainer led demonstrations with practical exercises creating, storing, retrieving and amending complex travel itineraries.

On completion of this module, students will be able to:
Access the Galileo System, conforming to security procedures
Request and interpret availability and timetable screens
Book the most suitable flights for the clients itinerary
Input mandatory and optional booking file information including TODs
Add, amend and cancel passenger servicing information and booking file servicing requests
Recognize different fare types
Access and apply the relevant fare notes
Obtain the most appropriate fare quote for the itinerarys requirements
Interpret the booking file history to determine all changes from original creation
Work with the Galileo Queuing System

Galileo GA-1

This four day or 60 hour course combines trainer led demonstrations with practical exercises, and interactive use of the Global Distribution System to give you a thorough grounding in the skills required for quoting fundamental air fares with confidence and ease.

On completion of this module, students will be able to:
Identify IATA geographical areas, sub-areas and Global Routing Indicators
Select the lowest applicable fare for a given itinerary using Galileo 360° Fares
Construct fares for fundamental multi-sector journeys, applying the mileage system, NUCs and converting into Local Currency
Complete fare calculation area details in manual and automated formats
Interpret all types of IATA travel documents from e-tickets to ATBs,from OPTAT/TAT to manual tickets
Interpret all types of Multiple Purpose Documents and Miscellaneous Charges Orders

Galileo GA-2

This four day or 60 hour course, with the interactive use of the Galileo Global Distribution System, combines trainer led demonstrations with practical exercises, to enable you to easily recognize and construct complex air fares.

On completion of this module, students will be able to:

Construct fares for multi-sector journeys applying the mileage system, Higher Intermediate Points and Minimum Fare Checks
Determine fares for itineraries with more than one breakpoint
Calculate fares for itineraries with Surface Sectors
Apply Side Trip constructions
Assess fares for journeys of Differing Classes
Interpret and apply Special Fare rules to multi-sector itineraries and Open Jaw constructions
Recognise Automated and Manual fare calculation area details
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