Pay: Commitment for clearance of commission [PAYCMT]

Guidance for Schema Version:

20.2

Definition of Capability

Airline

The Airline to provide confirmation that they will clear the commission or that the amount that will be cleared takes into consideration any commission to be paid to the Seller and hence no additional clearance of funds will be necessary to effectively pay the commission. Airline is capable to clearly define payment of commission in a separate payment summary in addition to the actual order payment.

Seller

The Seller is capable to calculate the amount to be cleared considering any commission to be received and can properly indicate this amount as the Net Clearance Amount. Seller is capable to clearly define payment of commission in a separate payment details in addition to the actual order payment.

NOTE: System Providers will use the above definition that pertains to their customers for Capabilities Verification.

Links to EASD Implementation Guidance

Enhanced and Simplified Distribution → Business Functions → Settlement

Enhanced and Simplified Distribution → Business Functions → Library → Settlement

NOTE: Retailing Capabilities Verification Guidance will align to the published EASD Implementation Guidance at all times. From time to time when new guidance is published this will be updated and supersede any Retailing Capabilities Verification Guidance listed below.

Retailing Capabilities Verification Guidance

Airlines and Sellers must be capable to properly calculate the Net Clearance Amount as the amount to be cleared net of commission. Moreover, when there is need to pay commission that is not part of the payment for the order Airlines and Sellers must be able to create additional payment processing detail or payment processing summary for the payment of commission that has only Net Clearance Amount but no amount in the payment data.

Airline

Any one of the following message pairs

Optional Messages

OrderCreateRQ/OrderViewRS

OrderChangeNotifRQ

OrderChangeRQ/OrderViewRS

Seller

Any one of the following message pairs

OrderCreateRQ/OrderViewRS

OrderChangeRQ/OrderViewRS

NOTE: For all versions prior to that listed above (generally the most recent), the verification will be based on the guidance available for that version. In the case that no guidance is available, verification will be at IATA’s discretion.