As a travel agent, it`s important to be familiar with the various ticketing agreements in Sabre so that you can properly book your clients` flights. With that said, it can be confusing trying to navigate through the different screens and options, especially if you`re new to using Sabre. In this article, we`ll go over the steps you can take to check the ticketing agreement for a particular airline in Sabre.

Step 1: Log in to Sabre

The first step is to log in to your Sabre account using your credentials. Once you`re logged in, you should be taken to the Sabre Red Workspace.

Step 2: Search for the airline

In the “Command” section of the workspace, type in “W*/XX” (where XX is the two-letter carrier code for the airline you want to check). This will bring up a list of all the ticketing agreements for that specific airline.

Step 3: Review the ticketing agreement

In the results section, you`ll see the ticketing agreements for the airline you searched for. There are a few things to look for when reviewing the agreement:

– Ticketing code: The first column will list the ticketing code for the airline. This is a three-digit code that identifies the type of ticketing agreement the airline has with Sabre. For example, 001 is the standard ticketing agreement, while 690 is a net-only agreement.

– Ticketing instructions: The second column will list the specific instructions for booking and ticketing flights for that airline. This may include information on how to issue the ticket, what ticket designator to use, and any other special requirements or restrictions.

– Validating carrier: The third column will list the validating carrier for the airline. This is the airline that will issue the ticket, even if it`s for a flight operated by another carrier.

– Applicable markets: The fourth column will list the markets where the ticketing agreement applies. This could be a specific country or region, or it could be a global agreement.

– Endorsement codes: The fifth column will list any endorsement codes required for the ticket. These are additional codes that must be included on the ticket to indicate specific conditions or restrictions.

Step 4: Book and ticket the flight

Once you`ve reviewed the ticketing agreement, you can go ahead and book and ticket the flight according to the instructions listed. Make sure to follow the procedures and requirements exactly to ensure that the ticket is issued correctly.

In conclusion, checking the ticketing agreement for an airline in Sabre is a critical step in booking and ticketing flights for your clients. By following these steps, you should be able to easily access and review the agreement, and book and ticket the flight with confidence.