AMADEUS GDS

Global Distribution System (GDS) is an efficient and common automation tool used throughout the travel industry i.e airlines, hotels and car rentals service companies. Global Distribution System is technology partners developed to distribute any travel related products to travel agents, and airlines in order to automate their reservation functions. GDS is used to issue automated travel documents, GDS component enables users to know how to check time table, availability, flight operation, creating passengers PNR, special requests, seat requests, display of fares, encoding and decoding cities codes, airport codes, hotel reservations, car hire booking services etc. the knowledge of GDS and how to operate will improve career skills and opportunity of the learner. However, this therein has been designed to teach computer entries and response as well the concepts behind them.

Gibair Aviation Academy GAA had outlined three major GDS courses for students to choose namely SABRE, AMADEUS & GALILEO which are viable for providing effective basic CRS skill needed for career development.

Amadeus GDS is another and the fastest growing Global Distribution System Company in the world providing global distribution services to the travel industry. Amadeus is the world provider of solution for global travel industry, by combining its expertise and leading technology. Amadeus delivers multichannel merchandising and procurement solution. The Amadeus GDS Provides instant access to the widest range of travel vendors, automated pricing of the most complex flight itineraries, a variety of Ticketing products, fully customized client documentation technical solutions and tools designed for all airlines and travel agencies. Over 500 airlines, 100 low cost carrier, 100 car rental companies and 100,000 hotel properties worldwide can be access on Amadeus core system, it has also achieved the status of having the maximum number of Airlines in Nigeria at the highest level of agreement. The innovative products are aimed of meeting all the needs of the travel agent, besides doing the basic booking and Ticketing functions. Amadeus flight integrator, a platform aggregating low cost carrier content: E-tracker web based solution: Low fare shopping tool (LFST) an enhanced shopping tool and Amadeus Leisure, an online retail booking system offering Leisure travel contents. Gibair Aviation Academy, has a tie-up with Amadeus to train its students for the basic course (Level 1)

Syllabus of Basic Modules (Level 1)

Introduction To Signing In And Out, Encode And Decode

Displaying of PNR

Schedules Timetables, Availability, Access Types

Return Availability, Availability Change Entries

Building PNR

Practice Building A PNR

Mailing Address, Building Address Frequent Flyers

General Remarks, OSI Elements SSR Element

Cancelling and Changing PNR Element

Advance Seating Requests

Seat Maps and Booking Specific Seat

Fare Display

Pricing Itineraries

Issuing Electronics and Paper Tickets

Queues

Queues Tasks

Calculation and Currency Functions Minimum Connecting Time

Help System and ATS

Tamatic web

Amadeus cars 1

Amadeus cars 11

Amadeus hotel 1

Amadeus hotel 11

This course is designed for travel agents that have not used a CRS before or have recently joined the travel industry, it can also be used by travel agents that are converting from one reservation system another, thus: from Sabre to Amadeus, Amadeus to Sabre, or Galileo vice versa

Objectives upon completion of this course, students will be able to display airlines availability timetable

Book Waitlist, And Cancellation of The Reservation

Construct A Passenger Name Record PNR

Retrieve and Modify PNR

Request A Fare Display (Pricing)

Price A PNR Itinerary

COURSE STRUCTURE:

AMADEUS GDS course is available in classroom lecture & practical based training.

ELIGIBILITY 

HSC, a good understanding of English language, world geography & basic mathematics.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

  • O’ Level Certificate (WAEC, NECO, GCE).
  • Higher Certificate (OND,NCE,HND,BSc)
  • Excellent english skills and any other language.

Career /Job Opportunities 
Airline Reservation Officer, Airline Ticketing Officer, Airline Ground Staff at Airports, Travel Agencies, Tour Operations, Travel Division and other companies, State/Federal Government e.g. as Protocol/Passage Officer check-in and ticketing at the Airport Counter and Sales Officer, Marketing Executive Airport Operation

COURSE DURATIONS:  2 WEEKS

COURSE FEES

Tuition Fees: N40,000

Admission form: N3,500

Training Manual: N5,000

Student Identity Card: N1,500

Student’s Uniform: N10,000