AirShopping Overview


 17.2 AirShopping

 Version

VersionDescriptionRelease StatusSandboxPre-Live DateLive Date
0.7

Return Fare Type Label in Response (See NDC Sandbox Documentation)

 TBCTBC
0.6Shop for offers with/without Baggage (See NDC Sandbox Documentation) TBCTBC

0.5

Cabin Name Change (See Release Note) This will be released as a soft release. We will notify you about our Sandbox testing environment for this feature. Relative updates in PriceListClass, DisclosureList, FlightSegmentList and SeatAvailabilityRS
 
0.4

Baggage Allowance to be returned for all offers (See Release Note)


  
0.3

Fare Families feature: 'Shop By Fare Type' changes


  
0.2Implementation of a new IT Fare Product
  
0.1Selling Flow
  

 Introduction

This service returns priced availability for each flight for the requested origin and destination, date and cabin. The service also returns priced availability for the next higher cabins (normally the next two). For example, if the availability is requested for Economy, the service will return priced availability for Economy, Premium Economy and Business (assuming these cabins are offered on the route requested).

The service also returns brand attributes for each cabin for which availability is returned.

 AirShopping Webservice

Interface Design

This web service is called with the following inputs:

  • Origin and Destination (O&D)
  • Cabin for the itinerary
  • Number of passengers with passenger type
  • Restriction Type (flexible or lowest) – “lowest” by default if not specified
  • Fare Type (Negotiated, Non-Negotiated or Cheapest) – “Cheapest” by default if not specified 
    See samples (Scenario EightScenario Nine and Scenario Ten) related to this improvement

  • Leisure Fare Type
  • Baggage Option – Returns Offers with and without baggage if not specified  (Only in sandbox)

The output data this service returns include:

  • Brand attributes for cabins for which availability is returned
  • List of airline offers where each airline offer contains
    - Total offer price for all passengers for the requested itinerary (contains one or more O&D)
    - Price per passenger type per cabin with fare and tax split
    - Flight details such as flight number, selling class etc.
  • List of calendar offers (if requested where each calendar offer contains
    - Lowest available single adult price for +/- 3 days of the requested date
    - Total price for the itinerary for various outbound and inbound combination

 Mandatory Headers

If you have PRE-LIVE access for 16.1, then you will automatically be able to build to 17.2 using the PRE-LIVE environment. LIVE access is provided after the certification process has been completed for your 17.2 implementation.

In order to access our API, you will need to pass the following two headers for each call

 Web Service URLs

 General Usage Guidelines

The AirShopping Service:

Calendar Recommendation:

General: