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Galileo Expert

Statement of AchievementPlease enquire for prices and more information
Course Duration: 70 Hours
DeliveryOnline
Course REF: OTT02

Galileo Expert Outline

Want to become an expert in the Galileo Global Distribution System?
This course provides you with comprehensive training in the Galileo GDS.  It’s suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience of Global Distribution Systems.

Galileo is a computer reservations system owned by Travelport.  It was developed in 1971 by United Airlines.  Galileo enjoys around 25% of the global market, very strong in Europe & India.  Airlines that use Galileo include United Airlines, Air Canada, Aer Lingus, Alitalia and Swiss Air.  Other companies such as EBookers, HRG, Carlson Wagon, Uniglobe, Portman Travel and P&O are also using this GDS.
This expert course covers the following:

 

  • Airline reservations
  • Automatic fares & Ticketing
  • Car hire
  • Hotel reservations

This is a self study course and is run online using a Galileo Simulator so you can use the software as you learn.

 

Maximum Completion Time:
70 hours to be spent within 6 months. In the event that you are unable to complete your home study course within the specified timescale, you can
request a time extension (Fees Apply)

 


Lesson Structure

Airline Reservations

  • Lesson 1 - System access to Galileo and encoding/decoding
  • Lesson 2 - Retrieving, displaying and ignoring BFs
  • Lesson 3 - Displaying optional BF fields
  • Lesson 4 - Timetables
  • Lesson 5 - Basic flight availability, flight details
  • Lesson 6 - Selling from availability
  • Lesson 7 - Passenger names and phone numbers
  • Lesson 8 - Received-from and ticketing fields
  • Lesson 9 - Building a complete BF and ending a transaction
  • Lesson 10 - Change, delete data; cancel itinerary segments
  • Lesson 11 - Creating optional BF fields
  • Lesson 12 - Creating additional optional BF fields
  • Lesson 13 - Creating service information fields
  • Lesson 14 - Changing and deleting optional BF items
  • Lesson 15 - Advanced flight availability
  • Lesson 16 - Follow-up advanced flight availability
  • Lesson 17 - Last seat availability
  • Lesson 18 - Carrier Specific Availability
  • Lesson 19 - Miscellaneous segment entries
  • Lesson 20 - Secured, Guaranteed, Standard and Request Sell
  • Lesson 21 - Cancel and rebook and insert segments
  • Lesson 22 - Inserting passenger data
  • Lesson 23 - Dividing a party
  • Lesson 24 - Advanced seat reservations
  • Lesson 25 - Seat configuration and availability maps
  • Lesson 26 - Assigning, changing, cancelling seats
  • Lesson 27 - Introduction to queues
  • Lesson 28 - Review BF items, queue placement
  • Lesson 29 - Changing segment status and flight time changes
  • Lesson 30 - Queue practice
  • Lesson 31 - Display Client Files
  • Lesson 32 - Move Client Files
  • Lesson 33 - Build Client Files
  • Lesson 34 - BF history
  • Lesson 35 - Miscellaneous Galileo functions
  • Lesson 36 - Galileo Information Sources

Automated Fares & Ticketing

  • Lesson 1 - Basic fare quotes and Best Buy entries
  • Lesson 2 - Fare quotes with segment and passenger selection
  • Lesson 3 - No stopover, selling/ticketing country, and sale date modifiers
  • Lesson 4 - Working with filed fares
  • Lesson 5 - Ticketing modifiers
  • Lesson 6 - Ticketing
  • Lesson 7 - Ticketing BFs from queue
  • Lesson 8 - Basic fare displays
  • Lesson 9 - Additional fare displays
  • Lesson 10 - North American fare displays
  • Lesson 11 - Fare notes
  • Lesson 12 - Fare components and notes

Car Hire

  • Lesson 1 - Car index displays
  • Lesson 2 - Vehicle-type codes
  • Lesson 3 - Low-to-high car availability
  • Lesson 4 - Low-to-high car availability from segment and index
  • Lesson 5 - Booking cars
  • Lesson 6 - Reference points, car availability modifiers
  • Lesson 7 - More car availability modifiers
  • Lesson 8 - Car update entries
  • Lesson 9 - Optional fields in car sell entries
  • Lesson 10 - Car segment modification
  • Lesson 11 - Car rules
  • Lesson 12 - Car description displays

Hotel Reservations

  • Lesson 1 - Hotel index and complete availability displays
  • Lesson 2 - Hotel rules displays and booking a room
  • Lesson 3 - Miscellaneous index entries
  • Lesson 4 - Hotel search qualifiers
  • Lesson 5 - Hotel display modifications and description displays
  • Lesson 6 - Hotel optional fields
  • Lesson 7 - Hotel segment modification

Galileo Expert

Statement of AchievementPlease enquire for prices and more information
Course Duration: 70 Hours
DeliveryOnline
Course REF: OTT02