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Sabre Expert

Statement of AchievementPlease enquire for prices and more information
Course Duration: 70 Hours
Course REF: OTT08

Sabre Expert Outline

Want to become an expert in the Sabre Global Distribution System?

This course provides you with comprehensive training in the Sabre GDS.  It’s suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience of Global Distribution Systems.

Sabre was developed by American Airlines in the 1960s and now boasts a huge worldwide usage.   Sabre has around 33% of the global market and has a very strong presence in the USA.

Airlines that use Sabre include American Airlines, All Nippon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines and Singapore Airlines with other companies such as American Express, Expedia, Travelocity, Kayak, Reed & Mackay, Hillgate and Omega also using this GDS.

This expert course covers the following;

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


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

This is a self study course including 16 exercises, 19 quizzes and 4 final exams

Course Content

Airline Reservations
Lesson 1 - System access, encoding/decoding
Lesson 2 - Retrieving and Ignoring PNRs, Similar Name Lists
Lesson 3 - Displaying PNR fields
Lesson 4 - Basic city pair availability
Lesson 5 - Return city pair availability
Lesson 6 - Flight detail displays, decoding mixed class service
Lesson 7 - Selling from availability
Lesson 8 - Passenger names, passenger telephone numbers
Lesson 9 - Ticketing arrangement, received-from
Lesson 10 - Building complete PNRs, End transaction
Lesson 11 - Cancelling segments, changing/deleting basic passenger data
Lesson 12 - Entering remarks, form of payment and passenger address
Lesson 13 - Frequent flyer, agency addresses
Lesson 14 - AFAX and GFAX, OSI and SSR
Lesson 15 - Changing and deleting non-essential PNR fields
Lesson 16 - Advanced city pair availability
Lesson 17 - Availability sales tags
Lesson 18 - Open segs, waitlisted segs, book-conf segs, ARNK
Lesson 19 - Cancel and rebook segments
Lesson 20 - Inserting segments
Lesson 21 - Reducing a party
Lesson 22 - Dividing a party
Lesson 23 - STARS
Lesson 24 - Advanced seat reservations, booking seats by area
Lesson 25 - Seat maps
Lesson 26 - Assign seats by number, change seat assigns, cancel
Lesson 27 - Intro to queues, q count, signing on and off q
Lesson 28 - Place PNRs on Q, change segment status, work thru Qs
Lesson 29 - Calculator functions, calendar functions, currency
Lesson 30 - DRS
Lesson 31 - Format Finder
Lesson 32 - Total Access, Direct Access Function
Lesson 33 - Multi Access function of Total Access 

Automatic Fares & Ticketing
Lesson 1 -Fare  displays                                  
Lesson 2 - Fare rules
Lesson 3 - Itinerary pricing using WP
Lesson 4 - Itinerary pricing - Bargain Finder
Lesson 5 - Itinerary pricing - secondary action codes
Lesson 6 - Itinerary pricing - stored fares
Lesson 7 - Ticketing
Lesson 8 - Issuing tickets from queue
Lesson 9 - Invoice and itinerary functions

Car Hire
Lesson 1 - Cars Plus System, Vehicle Codes, Car Associates List
Lesson 2 - Shoppers car quote
Lesson 3 - Shoppers car quote from segment, booking from quote
Lesson 4 - Single Company Display, Booking from Single Company Display
Lesson 5 - Car quotes with modifiers
Lesson 6 - Car quote redisplay
Lesson 7 - Car sell from segment, with modifiers, segment modify
Lesson 8 - Car Location Lists, extra hour and day displays
Lesson 9 - Rules displays, policy displays

Hotel Reservations
Lesson 1 - Intro to SHAARP hotel system, hotel index displays
Lesson 2 - Hotel description displays
Lesson 3 - Hotel rate description
Lesson 4 - Booking a hotel room
Lesson 5 - Hotel index displays with no dates
Lesson 6 - Hotel index displays by reference point
Lesson 7 - Hotel index displays with search qualifiers
Lesson 8 - Hotel index redisplay and update
Lesson 9 - Advanced Hotel Description
Lesson 10 - Optional fields in the sell entry
Lesson 11 - More optional fields in the sell entry
Lesson 12 - Hotel Segment modification

Sabre Expert

Statement of AchievementPlease enquire for prices and more information
Course Duration: 70 Hours
Course REF: OTT08