AirShopping

Functional Description

The  AirShopping  service returns priced availability offers for requested origin and destination, cabin and date. It returns the cheapest available offer together with higher classes of service and their product descriptions.

Before sending this request the  Airline Profile (list of Origins & Destinations) supplied by Iberia should be checked, ensuring shopping is only done for IB marketed routes.

Versions

AirShoppingRQ/RS is available in IATA NDC Schema versions 15.2 and 17.2

Version 15.2

Version 17.2

Functionality

FunctionalityUse
Basic Returns priced availability public offers for requested origin and destination, cabin and date. It returns the cheapest available offer together with higher classes of service and their product descriptions.
Resident Discount

It will give the possibility to obtain flights with Resident Discount, also applicable to the Large Family Discount. It is implemented for Canary Islands, Balearic Islands and Melilla and only with point of sale Spain.

To obtain the discount, the flight has to have an Origin/Destination airport included in this modality.

The types of residents are:

  • RC (Residente Canarias)
  • BP (Residente Baleares)
  • RM (Residente Melilla)
  • BI (Para en interior de Baleares)
  • DC (Para el interior de Canarias)

There are some restrictions in resident discount

  • All the resident discount must been selling in Spain market.
  • Can't be two types of resident discount in the same reserve.
  • The routes of the trip must have the departure or arrival in once of the cities of the resident discount.
Large Family Discount

It will give the possibility to obtain orders with Large Family Discount, also applicable to the Resident Discount. Implemented to national flights only in Spain.

The types of residents are:

  • F1 (General Discount - 3 children)
  • F2 (Special Discount - More than 3 children)

There are some restrictions in large family discount

  • All the large familydiscount must been selling in Spain market.
  • Can't be two types of large familydiscount in the same reserve.
Private Fares

It will give the possibility to obtain private fares. To obtain this behaviour, the request must provide a fare preference type with the 758 code (private fares one) and the suitable product code to be applied. Only private fares will be shown in response

.


    <Preferences>
        <Preference>
            <FarePreferences>
                <Types>
                    <Type>
                    <Code>758</Code>
                    <Definition>TO</Definition>
                    </Type>
                </Types>
            </FarePreferences>
        </Preference>
    </Preferences>
Currency Metadata It will give the possibility to obtain orders in a currency different from the one marked by default for the market. The relationship between the currency introduced in Currency Metadata and the market must exist in the Iberia system.
Pricing Method Preference

Allow recover the cheapest offers available to offer the most competitive price possible.

It will give the possibility to obtain flights with Resident Discount, Large Family and Private Fares.

The types of Best Pricing Options are:

  • C (Return the cheapest offers available)
  • Y (Return the cheapest offers available for a specific cabin type)
  • N (Is not yet implemented)