Shop: Comparative Shopping for Ancillaries [SHPCMA]

Guidance for Schema Version:


Definition of Capability


not applicable


Ability to display aggregated results of ancillaries from multiple airlines.

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

Links to EASD Implementation Guidance

Shopping for Ancillaries

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

For all capabilities, please also consult the list of general guidelines for adherence to best practices that span across several capabilities and messages:


Demonstrate ability to display shopping results (flights or ancillaries) from multiple airlines in a “side-by-side” approach, aligning together similar categories of services (preferably leveraging the new Airline Taxonomy codes).

Minimum Requirements…

…and any one of the following message pairs

Optional Messages

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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.