Amadeus Training Manual

Training Module Edition 1. 0 Travel Agency Basic Functionality Course Copyright AMADEUS Development Company All right Reserved Edition 1. 0 Published & Printed by: Amadeus Pakistan 1st Floor, Service Ext. Club Building Mereweather Road Karachi Fax + 9221 5674682 www. pk. amadues. com Table of Contents Welcome …………………………………………………………….. About Amadeus ………………………………….. ……………….. Where is Amadeus Located …………………………………….. Course Objectives ………………………………………………… Introduction to the Amadeus Selling Platform Vista………… Where Do I Go for Help ? ………………………….. …….. What’s This? ………………………………. …….. How To…….. ……………………………. …. ….. Introduction to Amadeus Vista……….. ………………. …. Signing In …………………….. ……….. ……………. …. …. Signing-In Message.. ……….. ……….. …………….. …. …. Signing Out ………………….. ……….. ………………. ….. Working with the Graphic Page …….. ………………. ….. Graphic Page Tabs …………… …….. ………………. ….. Frequently Used Icons …………… …….. ……………….. Making a Reservation …………… …….. ………………… Create a PNR from a Profile . ……….. ………………. ….. Making an Air Booking . …….. ……….. ………………. ….. Making a Meal Request … ….. ……….. ………………. ….. Reserving a Hotel …………………….. ………………. ….. Pricing the Itinerary …… …….. ……….. ………………. …..

Printing the Itinerary and Ticket . …. ….. ……………… ….. Saving the PNR ………………….. ….. ………………. ….. Customizing the Graphic Page ………………………. ….. The Command Page. ………………………………………………. Working with the Command Page ….. ………………. ….. Speed Mode ……… ………….. ……….. ………………. …. Customizing the Command Page.. ….. ………………. …. Amadeus Vista Smart Keys …….. ……….. ………….. …. Public Smart Keys ……………………………….. Creating Smart Keys ……………………………. ……. …. Testing a Smart Keys ………………….. …………. …. …. Amadeus Basic Functionality Course ………………………… Signing In and Signing Out ………………………………. Practice Training …………………… …………………. .. Amadeus Work Areas …………………………. Displaying the Mini-Office Profile … ……………… …. ….. Amadeus Information Pages ………………………………………. Amadeus Information System (AIS) … ……… …… …. ….. AIS Scrolling Commands ………………………. Online Help System ………………….. ……… …… …. ….. Online Help Scrolling Commands ……….. ……. Encoding and Decoding…. ……… ….. ………….. ……….. Encoding City and Airport Names ……….. …….. Decoding City and Airport Codes . ……….. ……. Encoding and Decoding Countries ……….. ……. Decoding States and Provinces ………….. ……. Encoding and Decoding Airlines.. ……….. …….

Encoding and Decoding Equipment……………. Encoding and Decoding Car Companies.. ……. 1 2 3 4 5 6 6 6 7 8 9 9 11 12 12 12 13 14 16 17 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 27 27 28 29 31 33 34 35 36 38 39 40 41 42 43 45 46 47 47 48 48 48 49 -i- Encoding and Decoding Hotel Chains.. …. ……. Minimum Connecting Time ……………. …. ……. Date and Time Calculations ….. ………. …. ……. Amadeus Air………………………………………………………………… Availability Displays. ………………………. ………………. Access Indicators …… ……………………………. Availability Options ………………….. …….. ……. Availability Scrolling Commands … ……….. …….

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General Remark ………………… ………….. ……. Confidential Remark …. ………… ………….. ……. Itinerary Remark …. …….. ……… ………….. ……. Special Service Request . …………………………….. ….. Meal Request …. …….. ……. …… ………….. ……. Special Message …. ……. …. …… ………….. ……. Advance Seat …. ……….. …. …… ………….. ……. Seat Wish …………. ……… ……….. ……. Seat Request …. …….. …. ….. …….. ……. Seat Maps …….. …….. …. …. …… ………….. ……. Frequent Flyer …….. …….. …. …. ………….. ……. Passport Information ……. …. …. ………….. ……. APIS New SSR DOCS/DOCO/DOCA …… ……. Manual ticket Number ……………………… …….

Address Elements ……….. ………………… ……. Option Element …………… ………………… ……. Modifying a PNR ……. …… …………………… ……… ……. Canceling PNR Elements …….. …………… ……. Modifying PNR Elements …………………… …… Updating a Name ……………. ……………… …… Rebooking a Segment ……………………… …… Splitting a PNR ………………………………… …… 49 49 50 51 52 55 56 57 57 59 61 62 64 68 71 72 72 72 73 73 74 75 75 76 77 78 79 79 80 80 82 82 83 84 84 85 85 85 86 86 87 87 88 88 89 90 91 92 92 94 95 95 98 99 100 101 102 103 -ii- PNR History …………. …… …………………… ……… ……. History Options …… …………………………… ……

History Codes …… …………………………… …….. Amadeus Advance Functionality …… ………. ………………….. Unaccompanied Minor .. ….. …………. ……………. ….. … Non-Homogeneous PNR .. ……….. ……………. …. …. … Copying a PNR .. ……….. …………. ……………. …. …. … Creating a Group PNR .. ……….. …………. ……. …. …. … Non Homogeneous Condition .. ……….. ……….. …. …. … Splitting Names in a Group PNR . …….. ……….. …. …. … Printing an Itinerary …………………….. ……….. …. …. … Website of NMC Pakistan ………. …….. ……….. …. …. … Check my Trip ……………………. …….. ……….. …. …. … Avoid multiple entries in single EOT . …….. ……. …. …. … Past Date PNR Retrieval ……….. …….. …….. …. …. … Claiming a PNR consists of two steps . …….. ………… … Responsible Office ………………. …….. ……….. …. …. … Married Segment .. …….. ……………………. ….. …. …. … PNR Security …………………….. …….. ……….. …. …. … Amadeus Queues ……………………………. …………………… Queues …………………………………………………. ….. Date Ranges ………… ……………… …………………. ….. Queue Handling ………………………………………. ….. Queue Count Entries ……… ………… ……. ……. ………… Queue Start Entries ……… ………… …………………. ….. Queue Processing Entries ……… ………… ……. ……. ….. Queue Print Entries ……… ………… …………………. ….. Queue Placement ………… ………… …………………. ….. Sending a Queue Message ………… ……… ………….. Amadeus Fare Quote and Informative Pricing ……. …….. …… Help …………………….. ………………………….. …. …… Fare Quote Display ……. ………………………….. …. …… Fare Quote Display Option ……………………….. Requesting a Fare Type ……. …………….. …….. …. …… Fare Quote Notes ………………….. …………………. ….. Fare Quote Routing . ………………….. ………… ……. ….. Currency Conversion ………………….. ……….. ……. ….. IATA Rates of Exchange ………….. …………………. ….. Mileage Calculation ………. ……….. …………………. ….. Excess Baggage Charges ………….. ………. ………. ….. Informative Pricing …………….. ….. …………………. ….. Pricing an Itinerary .. ….. ………………………….

Adding Options … …… ……………………………. Itinerary Pricing ……. ………….. ….. …………………. ….. Pricing Follow-up transactions .. ….. ……………. Pricing an Itinerary and creating a TST . ………. Pricing Options …….. …………….. …………. ….. Pricing by fare basis …….. …………. ………. ….. Selecting a fare and creating a TST ………. ….. Best Buy ……………. …………….. …………. ….. Automatic Pricing and Rebooking……………… Pricing and Manual Rebooking …….. ……… ….. Displaying the Lowest Possible Fare ……… ….. Amadeus Email ………………………… ………. ………………….. Setting up your terminal ………………………….. …. …… Sending an Email with free flow text message ……. …… 04 105 106 109 110 110 111 111 112 113 114 114 114 115 115 115 115 116 116 117 118 120 120 120 121 121 122 122 123 125 126 126 127 128 129 129 130 130 131 132 132 132 134 135 135 135 137 138 139 139 139 140 141 143 144 144 -iii- Specifying Email title ………………………….. ……. ……. Email Itinerary …………………………………………. ….. Email Contact Element……………………………………. Sending Amadeus display ……………………….. …. …… Requesting a detailed display ……. ……………………… Sending appended documents ………………………. ….. Displaying a particular message …………………….. ….. Deleting a Particular message ………………………. ….. Adding a reply to address …………………………………

Display a reply to address ……………………………….. Delete a reply to address …………………………….. ….. Message Log ………………………………………. …. ….. Amadeus Email Directory ……………………………. ….. Printing a message ……………………………………. ….. Amadeus Hotel. …….. ………………………………………………………. Hotel …………………….. …….. …………………… …. …… Encoding and Decoding a Hotel Chain …….. …. Amadeus Information Pages …. ….. ……………. Requesting Help ……………….. ….. ……………. Hotel List display .. …………………. ……………. Hotel availability and rates display .. …… ………. Multi-Company Availability and Rates Display……………………………

Room-Type Codes……………………… Bed-Type Codes ………………………. Rate-Type Codes ………………………. Single-Property Display ………………… ………. Hotel availability option codes ……. ……. ………. Availability and Rates from a PNR……………… Hotel features display .. …………………. ………. Hotel terms display ….. ………………….. ………. Hotel Pricing and Features Display……………… Hotel rate change display .. …………….. ………. Hotel sell ………………. …………………. ………. Hotel sell option codes ………………….. ………. Modifying a hotel element ………………. ………. Amadeus Car……………………………………………………….. Car………………………………………………………….. Encoding and Decoding a Car Company. … … Amadeus Information Pages …. ….. ……………. Requesting Help ……………….. ….. …………… Car Location List Display………………………… Car availability and Rates Display……………… Multi-Company Display…………………………. Single-Company Display ……………………… Car Availability and Rates from a Flight Segment …………………………………………… Car-Type Codes …………………………….. …… Car Terms……….. ………………………………… Car Sell …. ……. …………………………………… Short Sell …. ……. ……………. …………………… Special Equipment ………………………………. Modifying a Car Element………………………… Amadeus Customer Profile …………………………… …….. …… Amadeus Customer Profiles Course ……………………..

Accessing and exiting profile mode …. …….. …. Profile End Transaction ……………. …. …….. …. 144 144 144 144 145 145 145 145 145 145 145 146 146 146 147 148 148 148 148 148 149 150 152 153 153 153 155 157 157 157 157 158 158 159 161 163 164 164 164 165 165 167 168 170 173 174 175 176 177 177 181 183 185 186 186 186 -iv- Profile Ignore ……………………….. …. …….. …. Creating a customer profile ……………………….. Creating a traveler profile ……………….. ….. …. Displaying customer profiles ……………….. …. Creating a company profile …………………. …. Displaying a customer profile by record locator. Creating a profile from a PNR ……………………

Creating a profile from a Profile…………………… Displaying Information Section………………….. Displaying a list of companies ………………….. Displaying a list of travelers ……………………… Displaying a list of travelers associated to a Company…………………………………………… Deactivating a customer profile…………………. Reactivating a customer profile ……….. ……….. Accessing and exciting profile notes ……. …….. Amadeus Travel Assistant…………………………… …….. ……. Amadeus Travel Assistant ……………. ………………….. Provider List ………………………………. ….. …. Insurance Products List ……… ……. …. …….. …. Product Feature ……………………. …. …….. ….

Insurance Sell ……………. …. ……………….. … Information adding/modification of an Informative pricing ……………………………….. Confirm the insurance pricing…………………… Cancellation ………………… ………. …. …….. …. Print / Display Insurance …………… …. …….. …. Information pages ……… …………… …. …….. …. Amadeus Central Ticketing Course…. …….. ……………………… Ticketing Table……………………………………………… Area Reporting Plan ………. ….. ………………… Ticketing agreement table. ……. …. …….. ……… Itinerary Pricing…………………………………………….. Pricing Follow up transactions………………….. Pricing an Itinerary and Creating a TST……….. Pricing Options…………………………………….

Select Fare and Creating a TST………………. Fare Remarks Element…….. …………………………….. Mandatory Elements for PNR…………………………….. Published Fare……………………………………………… Validating Carrier. ………………………………… Travel agency commission……………………… Form of Payment………………………………… Endorsement & Restrictions……………………. Tour Code………………………………………… Net Remit Fare……………………………………. Validating Carrier. ………………………………… Travel agency commission……………………… Tour Code………………………………………… Form of Payment………………………………… Endorsement & Restrictions……………………. Manual Ticket Number…………………………….. Automatic Ticket Number…………………………..

Automatic Amadeus Interface record Sequence ………………………………………………… Transmission Control Number…………………….. Transitional Stored Ticket………………………………………. Displaying a TST…………………………………. 186 187 187 187 187 188 188 188 189 189 189 189 190 190 190 191 192 192 192 192 192 193 194 194 194 194 195 196 196 196 196 196 197 197 197 198 198 198 198 199 199 199 200 200 200 200 200 200 201 201 201 201 202 202 202 -v- Canceling a TST………………………………….. Displaying TST History…………………………… Confidential TST………………………………….. Updating TST……………………………………… Issuing Tickets………………………………………………

Document Bank……………………………………….. …… Display Document Bank…………………………. Registration Ticket Stock…………………………. Ticket Stock Next…………………………………. Deleting Document Bank………………………… Sales Report……………………………………………….. Display the Daily report…………………………. Display query report…………………………….. Displaying the transaction report……………….. Displaying the net remit report………………….. Display the item Sales Period Report………….. Display the summary Sales Report Period……. Manual Document Registration………………………….. Registering a cancellation of an inventory type document………………………………………….. Cancellation of a Sales…………………………… To Cancel a Sales………………………………….

Reinstating a Cancelled Sale…………………… Print Queue…. ……………………………………………. Display item on the Print queue………………… Ticket Delivery Mechanism……………………… Ticket Quota…………………………………………. Amadeus Electronic Ticketing…… …….. ……………………………. Help Pages………………………………………………….. E – Ticketing agreement Table……………………………… Issuing E – Ticket………………………………………….. Published Fares. ……. ……………………………………. Form of Payment………………………………… Tour Code………………………………………… Net Remit Fare……………………………………………. Form of Payment………………………………… Tour Code………………………………………… Travel agency commission……………………..

Conditions to issue a E ticket…………………… TTP………………………………………………………… To Reprint accounting coupons. ………………………… To display E ticket record………………………………….. To void E – ticket…………………………………………. Flight status code…………………………………………… To print ITR………………………………………………….. Revalidation………………………………………………… Splitting……………………………………………………… To change ticket status to Refund……………………….. 202 203 203 204 204 205 205 205 205 205 206 206 206 206 206 207 207 207 207 207 207 207 208 208 208 208 209 210 210 210 211 211 211 212 212 212 212 212 213 214 214 215 215 215 216 216 216 -vi- Welcome Welcome to your Amadeus Basic Course.

This course is designed for travel agents who have not used a Computer Reservation System (CRS) or have recently joined the travel industry. It can also be used by travel agents who are converting from one reservation system to another. 1 About Amadeus The leading provider of IT solutions to the travel and tourism industry Within a very short timeframe, Amadeus has become a world leader in providing the travel industry with superior solutions to manage the distribution and selling of travel services. We regularly enhance our products and services with the benefit of input from our various customer groups who actively participate in forums.

This way we ensure that the solutions we offer fulfill the required expectations. Our products and services are used by our distinct customer groups in differing ways. Nearly 75,000 travel agencies and more than 11,000 airline sales offices use the Amadeus System to run their business. Many of the industry’s leading travel service providers use our modular technology to optimize their distribution and internal operational requirements. Our tagline, “Your technology partner”, reflects the approach we take towards our clients. We focus on building and maintaining mutually beneficial long-term relationships.

Through this stability we develop a deep understanding of where we can maximize our clients’ success and all this is provided via the outstanding customer service that forms the backbone of the Amadeus experience. Amadeus, a truly global company Amadeus has established a global presence for the world-class service it delivers: • • • • • • • 75 local Amadeus commercial organizations present in over 215* markets worldwide 5 regional centers 3 Research & Development centers 6,500 employees and above over 100 nationalities in our central sites alone we power over 120 airlines from around the world 2 Where is Amadeus Located?

Amadeus is the leading provider of technology solutions to the travel and tourism industry. Our central sites are in Madrid (Corporate Headquarters & Marketing), Nice (Development) and Erding (Operations). Our regional offices assist our sales and marketing offices in marketing, Helpdesk support and customer service. They also coordinate commercial relationships with Amadeus providers in their region. We have regional headquarters and marketing centers in Miami, Bangkok and Buenos Aires Today, there are 75 local and regional offices covering front-line activities in more than 215 markets 3 Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: • • • • • • • • • Operate in the Amadeus Vista Selling Platform and Pro-web environment Display general information in the Amadeus Information System Display airline availability, schedules and timetables Book, waitlist and cancel airline reservations Construct a Passenger Name Record Retrieve and modify Passenger Name Record information Issue an itinerary Request a fare display Price a PNR itinerary 4 Introduction to the Amadeus Selling Platform Vista 5 Where Do I Go for Help? Amadeus Vista Online Help provides you with both field-level and task-based help.

Different options on the Help menu are available to you depending on where you are in Amadeus Vista. What’s This? What’s This? provides you with a description of a field’s purpose and defines related terms. To display field-level help: 1. 2. 3. Place your cursor in any field and press F1 on your keyboard. This will display a dialog box containing information about the field or option. To review the information, scroll down. To close the dialog box, click on in the top-right corner. How To… How To… provides you with instructions on how to perform a task, as well as related tasks, and background information.

To display task-based help: 1. 2. Click on the question mark and select How To…. Scroll through the list of topics and click on the one you are interested in to expand it. The information usually a list of numbered steps, will be displayed. Similarly, you can collapse a topic by clicking on it again. Then, you can choose another topic. To close the dialog box, click on in the top-right corner. 3. 4. 6 Introduction to Amadeus Vista With Amadeus Vista, the Amadeus browser-based reservations system, you can book reservations through a graphical interface called the Graphic page or by entering formats in the Command page.

Here are some of the features Amadeus Vista offers: Graphic page Translates Amadeus System functionality into a fill-in-theblanks interface with graphical responses that are easily understood. You can book and price flights, reserve hotel rooms and cars, and view information on a full range of travel services. Pop-up instructions and explanations guide the novice user. If you are familiar with Amadeus System formats, you can enter them in the Command page. Displays field-level and task-based help. Customizable toolbar buttons that send formats automatically. Command page Amadeus Vista Online Help Amadeus Vista Smart Keys

Amadeus Vista also provides advanced features such as interactive seat maps, Travel Choice and Amadeus Insurance. Additional Amadeus products, such as Cruise, Ferry, +QC, +Ace and Ticket Writer can also be integrated into the Amadeus Vista working environment according to the needs of the agency. 7 Signing In You can log into Amadeus Vista by following these steps: 1. Launch Amadeus Vista. The sign-in window appears. 2. 3. 4. 5. Enter your agent sign and initials. For example: 0001AA Select your duty code from the drop-down list. Enter your password. Enter a password in the New Password field to change your current password.

If you do not want to change your password, leave this field blank. Under Work areas, select the check box for the areas you want to sign in. Select the Practice Training check box, if you want to sign in to Practice Training. Click on Sign In. The next time that you sign in, your sign is automatically pre-filled. 6. 7. 8. Note: 8 Sign-In Message When you sign in, informative messages are displayed. For more information about one of the messages, click on . Otherwise, click on OK. Signing Out To sign out of Amadeus Vista: 1. Click on the tab at the bottom of the screen for the area you are working in. 2. Click on Sign-out.

You can’t sign out if you have an active PNR in your work area. 9 To close Amadeus Vista: 1. Click on the Amadeus Vista menu. 2. 3. Click on Exit. To close the Amadeus Vista window, click on of the screen. in the upper-right corner 10 Working with the Graphic Page The Graphic page is the main area in Amadeus Vista. In the page, you can access most of the Amadeus system functions by clicking on one of the tab at the top of the screen. Each tab represents an area of the Amadeus system. If you are not sure what a tab’s picture represents, hold your mouse pointer over it for a few seconds and you will see a tool tip or description.

The Graphic page also gives you access to work areas A-F, you click on the tabs at the bottom of the screen. Having different work areas allows you to work on different tasks at the same time. You will need to sign into each new work area. Command page Air Hotels Fares Doc. Print Help Vista Menu AIS Insurance PNR Car Profile Queue Work Area Tabs 11 Graphic Page Tabs PNR TAB:- The first tab you normally see when you open Amadeus Vista. You can use it to create, retrieve, modify and claim PNRs. DOCUMENT TAB:- This feature helps in display, fax or print invoices, itineraries and print tickets.

PROFILE TAB:- This can use the Open screen to retrieve traveler or company profiles. You can also add, update and delete profile elements or transfer profile elements to a PNR. AIS TAB:- Access to the Amadeus Information System. AIR TAB:- By clicking we can view availability, flight information and make reservations. CAR TAB:- To find out details of rental cars available for passengers traveling to other designations. HOTEL TAB:- To book a hotel or obtain information about hotels and other kinds of accommodation. AMADEUS INSURANCE TAB:- You can review and book various types of travel insurance policies.

FARE TAB:- To find fare, price a PNR or store a fare. QUEUE TAB:- To display queue counts and perform a variety of queue functions including queue messages and printing. Frequently Used Icons The following table provides a list of the most frequently used icons: Clears all fields and reset values to the default Closes the input window Moves to the previous/next page [MU/MD] Reopens the input window Modifies the selected line Deletes the selected line Making a Reservation In the following scenario, a traveler, Mr. Johnson, wants to fly from London to Los Angeles on business class.

He would like to stay for one week in a hotel and rent a car. Here are the steps that you can take to make a simple reservation for him in the Graphic page. • • • • • • • • Creating a PNR from a profile Making an air booking Making a meal request Reserving a hotel Making a car booking Pricing the itinerary Printing the itinerary and tickets Saving the PNR 12 Creating a PNR from a Profile You can create a PNR from an existing profile by following these steps: 1. 2. 3. 4. Click on the PNR tab. Click on the from Profile sub-tab. Enter Mr. Johnson’s profile information. Click on Send.

The PNR is then displayed. 13 Making an Air Booking You can book the flights for Mr. Johnson for his trip to Los Angeles. 1. 2. Click on the Air tab. Enter the flight information, such as the From field, To field and departure date. 3. 4. Click on to activate the dual availability input screen. Enter the details for the return flight. By default, the From field, To field and departure date are the same as the outbound flight, but you can modify any field if necessary. 5. Click on Search to display the Availability screen. The outbound and return availability displays are shown on the same screen.

Use the toolbar of each availability to move to the previous, next day or to scroll through the screens. 14 6. Click on the classes of service for the flights he wants to book. 7. Click on Sell to book the segment. The flights you have booked are then displayed, along with the mini-itinerary. 15 Making a Meal Request Mr. Johnson would like to reserve a vegetarian meal. 1. Click on the PNR tab. 2. In the Services section, click on the Meal icon . 3. Select the type of meal from the drop-down list, in this case VGML. 4. Click on Send. 16 Reserving a Hotel Now we can reserve a hotel for Mr.

Johnson’s stay in Los Angeles. 1. Click on the Hotel tab. Most of the information is pre-filled, however, Mr. Johnson would like to stay at the Hyatt, enter the code in the Preferred Chain(s) field. 2. 3. Click on Availability. From the Multiple Hotel Display, click on the specific hotel that you want to book, then on Rates. 17 4. From the input screen that appears, enter any other booking details if necessary, then click on Rates. 5. 6. From the Single Hotel Display, select the appropriate rate code. Click on Book. 7. If prompted, specify a guarantee, then click on Send to book the room. 8 Pricing the Itinerary You can now price the itinerary by following these steps: 1. 2. Click on the Fare tab then click on the Price PNR sub-tab. Click on Send. The ticket image for the PNR is then displayed. 19 Printing the Itinerary and Ticket Now that all the segments are booked and the PNR has been priced, you can print the itinerary and tickets . 1. 2. 3. Click on the Doc Print tab. In the Ticket sub-tab, select the ticket options and the type of itinerary that you want to print. Click on Send. 20 Saving the PNR To finish by saving the PNR: 1. 2. 3. Click on the PNR tab.

Click on the PNR Save icon the down arrow. . To access other save options, click on Select the Save option that you want to use. 4. Click on Send. 21 Customizing the Graphic Page You can customize the tabs in Amadeus Vista by using the Options dialog box. To do this: 1. Click on the Amadeus Vista menu from the screen header. 2. Select Options. The Options dialog box is displayed: From this window, you can: Choose which Graphic page tab will appear first when you open Amadeus Vista. (You select it in the Default column. ) Reorder your tabs by selecting a tab and then using the to move it. and buttons

Select the Preload check box option to quickly load the tabs you use most. Restore the default settings by using the Reset button. 22 The Command Page 23 Working With the Command Page If you are familiar with cryptic formats, you can use the Command page to process transactions in the Amadeus system. To access the Command page, click on the Command Page tab. There are thirteen tools available in the Command page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Component 1) PAUSE SMART KEY 2) RESUME SMART KEY 3) STOP SMART KEY 4) OPEN SMART KEY EDITOR 5) PREVIOUSLY SENT AMADEUS COMMANDS 6) CLEAR PAGE 7) CLEAR ALL PAGES 8) SPLIT WINDOW

Identifies Pauses the current Smart Key. Resumes the current Smart Key. Stops the current Smart Key Opens the Smart Key Editor, which allows you to create, modify, copy and delete Smart Keys. Displays a list of previously sent commands that you can modify and resend Clears the current screen. Clears the current screen and buffer. Splits the window into two work areas. A horizontal drag bar appears and you can change the size of each area. Customizes your Command page colors and fonts Selects the current screen and buffer. Copies the selected area. Pastes the selected text into a file or an e-mail.

Prints the current screen. 9) CUSTOMIZE 10) SELECT ALL 11) COPY 12) PASTE 13) PRINT SCREEN 24 Speed Mode Speed Mode is a useful tool that will help you decrease the time you spend making reservations by allowing you to use your mouse more often while in the Command page. To activate Speed Mode, click on the Customize icon, and select the Configuration tab. Select the Speed Mode check box, then click on OK. When Speed Mode is activated, a toolbar appears with buttons for commonly used formats. In certain displays, Air Availability for example, the display items are shown in different colors.

You can use the buttons on the toolbar to run formats based on the information in these items. For example, in the display below you can click on the FQD (Fare Quote Display) button, and then double-click on line 1. 25 With just a few clicks, Amadeus Vista will send a format to the system for you. In this case, it will pick up the date and city pairs from the flight on line 1. The response is a Fare display. Notice that the Speed Mode buttons have changed according to the new display. Try this a few times to familiarize yourself with how it works. If you need help at any time, press the spacebar and F1 keys simultaneously to display help. 6 Customizing the Command Page Amadeus Vista gives you the ability to change the color scheme and fonts on your Command page. To customize your Amadeus Vista Command page: 1. On the Amadeus Vista Command page toolbar, click on Customization Web Page dialog box appears. . The 2. 3. 4. Select your Background/Foreground colors from the drop-down menu. Under Font Assignment, select the name, style, and size of your fonts. You will see a preview in the sample text on the right. From the Configuration tab, select which graphical displays you want to use, for example Seat map or TST.

You can also activate or disactivate Speed Mode. Click on OK when you have finished. Amadeus Vista closes the Customization dialog and displays the desktop with the new settings. 5. 27 Amadeus Vista Smart Keys Smart Keys are customizable toolbar buttons that send formats automatically to the Amadeus system. Amadeus Vista comes with 21 pre-defined Smart Keys, called Public Smart Keys, for frequently used formats. Additionally, agents in your office with a supervisor (SU) duty code can create Office Smart Keys for all agents in the office to use. You can also create My Smart Keys for personal use. Public Smart Keys

Here is a description of the Smart Keys that come with Amadeus Vista: Component ET ER RT IG IR TQT XI MD MU QT QD QN QI QU RL AP ARNK FXX HE/ RH TTP Identifies End the transaction End transaction and redisplay the PNR Redisplay the current PNR Ignore the PNR Ignore the PNR and redisplay it Display the TST for the PNR Cancel the itinerary Move down Move up Display a queue count Delay to the bottom of the queue Remove from the queue and display next Ignore and exit queue Redisplay message from queue Display airline system record locator Add a phone contact Add an ARNK (Arrival Unknown) segment Price a PNR without creating a TST Display format-sensitive help Display PNR History Print a ticket 28 Creating Smart Keys

Smart Keys can make your job easier by automating certain tasks such as displaying availability and fares. The following is an example of a Smart Key that displays availability and fares in a split screen. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. In the Command page click on to open the Smart Key Editor. Enter a name for your Smart Key (no spaces) in the Smart Key name field. For this example, let’s use AVL_FQD. Enter a name for your Smart Key’s button in the Label field. It should be four letters long, no spaces. Let’s use AVFQ. Select My Smart Keys or if you are a supervisor and want your whole office to be able to use this Smart Key, select Office. Enter a short description of your Smart Key in the Description field. In the Definition text box,

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