Shop: Seat map, availability, and price points [SHPSTP]

Guidance for Schema Version:

20.2

Definition of Capability

Airline

Return seat maps, including price points per seat or seat range

Seller

Request and display seat maps, including price points per seat or seat range

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

Pricing seats leverages a similar structure to that of A-La-Carte OfferItems from other messages, such as AirShoppingRS or ServiceListRS. Price points are defined as A-La-Carte OfferItems - these can then be referenced by one or more seats listed in the seat map (the seats reference the OfferItems and not the other way around).

Airlines

Construct A-La-Carte OfferItems to hold price points for specific eligible passengers:

Make use of reference to OfferItems from within the instance of a seat:

Minimum Requirements

SeatAvailabilityRQ/SeatAvailabilityRS

Sellers

Expected screenshots of the Seller’s travel platform showing the seat map from the Seat Options capability as well as indication of prices on relevant seats of a cabin.

Minimum Requirements

SeatAvailabilityRQ/SeatAvailabilityRS

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.