FSO215 - Global Distribution Airline System

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Subject Title
Global Distribution Airline System

Subject Description
Amadeus was formed in 1987 by an alliance between Air France, Iberia Airlines, Lufthansa, and Scandinavian Airlines Systems.  Today it is the leader in terms of bookings worldwide with around 35% of the global market.  Amadeus has a very strong presence in Asia and Europe.  Most travel companies use a Global Distribution System (GDS) to book flights, car rentals, and hotel rooms.
You will learn how to use the Amadeus GDS such as how to search, select, book and modify airline reservations, air fares and airline ticketing.  You will learn on and be able to practice in the live Amadeus system.

Credit Status
One credit towards the FLS – Flight Services Certificate, FSO – Flight Services – Operations and Cabin Management Diploma.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Leraning Outcomes will be provided by the Professor in the class.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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