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1 IS Week September 2012 Automated Worldwide Base Amount Project Update Dennis HEUER, Prorate Agent Ginnette HARMON, Product Development Manager October 2010 Agenda Project Background Benefits Base Amount Selection Process Examples Next Steps Questions & Answers 2 1

2 Project Background Current situation Carriers file International Base amounts manually US/CA base amounts selected automatically Issues Filing process can be time consuming Prone to error Industry group needs to audit all filings Benefits of automation Improved accuracy Labor savings Fare selection process consistent at all selling levels PMP processing cycle will improve 3 Project Background 2000 ATPCO automated the selection of US/CA base amounts 2009 Prorate Agency initiated discussions to automate and align international base amount selection with US/CA process 2010 Worldwide Base Amounts Automation Working Group project kick-off 4 2

3 Project Background 2011 International base amount selection criteria defined Project requirements identified and agreed Project presented at 2011 GPM 2012 ATPCO development project begin ATPCO automation development and parallel testing December PMP user acceptance testing 2013 March PMP user acceptance testing June PMP target implementation of fully automated base amount selection 5 Project Background 2 consecutive PMP periods User acceptance testing DEC12 PMP User acceptance testing MAR13 PMP Airlines will receive complete data file of all base amounts selected Imperative carriers verify the data address will be provided for queries Now is the time to talk to your pricing department! 6 3

4 Base Amount Selection Process 7 Total PMP records 8 4

5 ATPCO Worldwide Reach 119 Carriers 64 Vendors 234 Carriers 25 Vendors 448 Carriers and 99 Vendors 95 Carriers 10 Vendors 9 Base Amount Selection Eligible markets Direct flights under 1750 TPMs OAG Schedules file Effective or discontinue dates within quarter Cabin class of service Passenger class in OAG schedules file ATPCO RBD Answer table Operating carrier cabin and RBD hierarchy Default to IATA Reso 728 (YY) if no operating carrier record 10 5

6 Base Amount Selection Fares selection One-way normal carrier fare ATPCO public fares only Normal fares based on ATPCO fare type Fare type also defines cabin YY fares if no qualifying normal carrier fare Sellable and in effect on PMP cutoff date Sales and travel dates Footnote provisions Distributed to market place 11 Base Amount Selection Codeshare no change from today Operating carrier submit codeshare markets to Prorate Agency Sellable and in effect on PMP cutoff date US/CA markets International Codeshare markets without direct flight schedules will be dropped 12 6

7 Eligible Markets September 2012 PMP Manual, flight schedules as of PMP cutoff date Markets shown are less than 1750 TPMs Dates are in yymmdd format City Pair Eff Date Disc Date Flight Stops ADLMEL DJ ADLMEL QF ADLMEL QF DJ 242 & QF 682 flights selected 13 Cabin Class of Service September 2012 PMP Manual, flight schedules as of PMP cutoff date RBD Answer Table records as of PMP cutoff date Dates are in yymmdd format Carrier R Cabin F Cabin J Cabin C Cabin W Cabin Y Cabin DJ J WOH YNBMPSTAUXCREFLID QF AFP CDIJU RTWZ BEGHKLMNOQSVXY Flight Eff Date Disc Date OAG Passenger Class Base Amount Cabins DJ J W O Q H Y I D N B C Y QF J C D IY B H K M L CY 14 7

8 Fares Selection F Cabin C Cabin Y Cabin Level 1 RU, FU, FS JU, BU, BS, BT WU, EU, ES, ET Level 2 RR, FR JR, BR WR, ER, ERS, ERT Level 1 fares have no restrictions allowed, Level 2 fares permit certain restrictions Select Level 1 fares for cabin If no Level 1 fares, use Level 2 fares If no Level 2 fares, consider next lower cabin 15 Example 1 Economy cabin service is filed in direct flight schedule LON PAR Y EU N/A LON PAR BOW ES N/A LON PAR HPXOW ER N/A Y fare selected 16 8

9 Example 2 First cabin service is filed in direct flight schedule LON PAR AOW FR N/A LON PAR COW JU N/A LON PAR J BU N/A AOW fare selected 17 Example 3 First cabin service is filed in direct flight schedule LON PAR AOW FX N/A LON PAR COW JU N/A LON PAR J BU N/A COW fare selected 18 9

10 Example 4 Business cabin service is filed in direct flight schedule LON PAR COW EU N/A LON PAR Y EU N/A LON PAR DAFOW BR N/A DAFOW fare selected 19 Example 5 First cabin service is filed in direct flight schedule WAS NYC F FU For Proration Only WAS NYC FOW FU N/A WAS NYC Y EU N/A FOW fare selected 20 10

11 Example 6 Economy cabin service is filed in direct flight schedule FRA MUC Y EU N/A FRA MUC YOW EU N/A FRA MUC ZOW WU N/A FRA MUC BOW ES N/A FRA MUC SOW ET N/A ZOW fare selected 21 Example 7 Economy cabin service is filed in direct flight schedule FRA MUC Y EU For proration only FRA MUC YOW ER N/A FRA MUC ZOW WR N/A FRA MUC BOW ERS N/A FRA MUC SOW ERT N/A SOW fare selected 22 11

12 Example 8 Economy cabin service is filed in direct flight schedule FRA MUC Y EU For proration only FRA MUC YOW XEX N/A FRA MUC BOW XOX N/A FRA MUC SOW XAP N/A No base amount is selected 23 Next Steps Development and QA completion User acceptance testing Parallel test 2 PMP cycles Implement June 2013 PMP September 2012 October 2012 March 2013 April

13 User acceptance testing Eligible markets Codeshare replication BAAG Fares selection Cabin classes 25 Parallel Testing Testing periods December 2012 PMP tested October - December March 2013 PMP tested January - March Carrier test file ed to you for review and comparison Current base amount and fare basis/carrier/tariff/rule listing from the automated selection process Carrier feedback and questions Special address to be provided 26 13

14 Implementation Target cutover date is April 2012 for processing the June 2013 PMP Carrier normal fares in effect on PMP capture date, estimated to be 10 th April 2013 Work with pricing department to ensure your normal fares are filed correctly with ATPCO for base amount selection Review your proviso for adjustments as a result of new base amounts 27 Thank You Ginnette Harmon, Product Development Manager Dennis Heuer, Prorate Agent. https://extranet2.iata.org/sites/prorateagency/default.aspx

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