This course is perfect for someone who is wanting to gain a comprehensive understanding of the Sabre GDS system. Sabre was developed by American Airlines in the 1960s and now boasts a huge worldwide usage. Sabre has around 30% of the global market and has a very strong presence in the USA. Airlines that use Sabre include American Airlines, All Nippon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines and Singapore Airlines with other companies such as American Express, Expedia, Travelocity, Kayak, Reed & Mackay, Hillgate and Omega also using this GDS.

If you are looking to start your own tourism business you should start by learning Sabre with this course.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
40 hours - Access for 6 months
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Signing In/Out, Retrieving a PNR
  2. Encoding and Decoding
  3. Flight Availability and Schedule Displays
  4. The Mandatory PNR Fields
  5. Building Complete PNRs
  6. Optional PNR Information
  7. More Optional PNR Information
  8. PNR Management
  9. Seat Assignments
  10. Seat Maps
  11. Rental Car Reservations
  12. Misc. Car Displays, Rules Displays and Policy Displays
  13. Hotel Reservations
  14. Index search qualifiers and optional sell fields
  15. Fare Displays and Fare Rules
  16. Itinerary Pricing
  17. Ticketing
  18. Queues
  19. Queue Tasks
  20. Currency Conversion and Other Miscellaneous Functions
  21. DRS and Format Finder
  22. Timatic Web
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 

Throughout this course you will be tested on your knowledge of the Sabre GDS through:

  • 3 quizzes
  • 1 final exam