Shop: Affinity Shopping [SHPAFF]

Guidance for Schema Version:

21.3

Definition of Capability

Airline

Ability to return offers based on new search parameters (e.g. budget, open scheduling, journey duration)

Seller

Ability to request offers based on new search parameters (e.g. budget, open scheduling, journey duration)

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

Links to EASD Implementation Guidance

Shopping for Flights

  • Update links: Capability: Shop for Flights

Related Concepts, Capabilities and Worked Examples:

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

Airline

Support for constructing offers based on non-specific flight destination/arrival station parameters. Support for additional criteria, such as journey distance, min/max cost or stay period.

/IATA_AirShoppingRQ/Request/FlightRequest/AffinityShoppingCriteria

/IATA_OrderReshopRQ/Request/UpdateOrder/ReshopOrder/ReshopOrderChoice/ServiceOrder/AddOfferItems/FlightRequest/AffinityShoppingCriteria

Minimum Requirements

Optional Messages

AirShoppingRQ/RS

OrderReshopRQ/RS

Seller

Allow customer to search for offers based on non-specific flight destination/arrival station parameters. Support for additional criteria, such as journey distance, min/max cost or stay period.

/IATA_AirShoppingRQ/Request/FlightRequest/AffinityShoppingCriteria

/IATA_OrderReshopRQ/Request/UpdateOrder/ReshopOrder/ReshopOrderChoice/ServiceOrder/AddOfferItems/FlightRequest/AffinityShoppingCriteria

Minimum Requirements

Optional Messages

AirShoppingRQ/RS

OrderReshopRQ/RS

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.