Shop: Multi City/Open Jaw Itineraries [SHPOPE]

Guidance for Schema Version:

21.3

Definition of Capability

Airline

Ability to construct complex itineraries based on a seller's request to travel via multiple connecting airports or going and returning via multiple airports.

Seller

Ability to request complex itineraries to travel via multiple connecting airports or going and returning via multiple airports.

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

Construct an Offer containing multiple flights, with inbound departure airports differing from outbound arrival airports. These must be priced as round-trip itineraries within a single Offer.

Minimum Requirements

Optional Messages

AirShoppingRQ/RS

OrderReshopRQ/RS

Seller

Request complex itineraries which combine inbound departure airports differing from outbound arrival airports. Repeat the O&D request structure for each bound of the journey:

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.