Optional Services involve separate, "à la carte" fees for additional services that can be added to a traveler's itinerary. Typically, the traveler purchases a ticket at a baseline price, and is then offered additional services or features at discrete prices.
ACHOptional Services support Optional Servicesfor Low Cost Carriers ( LCCs) and APIcarriers through the Airline Content Hub ( ACH). These optional services can be added Pre-Booking.
- Air Merchandising Optional Services provide Optional Services for Direct Connect carriers,
ATPCOcarriers, and APIcarriers through the GDSproviders ( Galileo, Apollo, and Worldspan). Air Merchandising is available Pre- and Post-Booking, depending on the Optional Services that are sold, the carrier, and the provider.
Available options, pricing, and payment are determined by the participating carrier. Optional Services are returned with remarks that can be used by travel providers for tracking and reporting with their back-office system.
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