Guidance for Schema Version:
Definition of Capability
Return seat maps, including seat availability
Request and display seat maps, including seat availability
NOTE: System Providers will use the above definition that pertains to their customers for Capabilities Verification.
Links to EASD Implementation Guidance
Provide a link to the published capability specific guidance or state Not Available
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
This is a continuation of Seat Options capability. In addition to the requirements of Seat Options, implementers are expected to return seat availability details as described below.
Make use of OccupationStatusCode at a per-seat level to inform of the availability of a seat, making use of PADIS Code Set 9865:
Expected screenshots of the Seller’s travel platform showing the seat map from the Seat Options capability, as well as rendering of seat availability.
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.