International Reissue Policy Definitions
ADCOL is the abbreviation for additional fare and/or tax collection.
After Departure applies to any time after commencement of Journey, i.e. when the ticket has been partially used.
Base Fare means the sum of all the components shown in the fare construction field on the ticket including any ‘Q’ and ‘S’ surcharges.
Before Departure applies to any time before the departure of the original ticketed scheduled flight of the journey.
Booking Class is the class that the fare is required to be booked in
Carrier Imposed Fees are charges such as fuel and the QF Channel Fee that are raised by the airline and do not include Ticket Taxes.
Change Fees means fees that may be applicable when a change permitted by the fare rules is made.
CT means circle trip
Current means fares, fees, taxes, Carrier Imposed Fees and/or Rate of Exchange applicable on the date the ticket is issued/reissued.
Different Fare Products are fares that are distributed via different methods, e.g. published or private, which includes Qantas Business Rewards, Wholesale, VFR and Tier 4
Domestic means travel between Nation Australia and Nation Australia only and where not combined with an International journey.
EMD-S mean Electronic Miscellaneous Document-Stand Alone
End on End Fare is a separate fare included on a ticket
Fare Basis is the code in the ‘fare basis/ticket designator’ field on the ticket which identifies the fare rule being used.
Fare Component refers to the portion of the Journey between the Fare Construction Points.
Fare Construction Points (also known as ‘Fare Break Points’) are the points at which the fare components are separated.
Fare Type defines a Tactical Sale vs Year Round Sale e.g. BRO = Tactical Business class and BAP = Year Round Sale Business class
Fully Refundable Fare is a fare that permits the entire value of the fare to be refunded
Flex Fare – Fares booked in F/C/J/W/H/B/Y class
GST stands for Goods and Services tax that applies to wholly domestic Australian itineraries
Historical means fares, fees, taxes, Carrier Imposed Fees and/or Rate of Exchange applicable on the date of the ticket that is being reissued
Interline means more than one airline
International means travel between different countries and includes any Domestic sectors that form part of the same Journey.
Journey refers to the grouped fares in the fare construction on the ticket – that is, all of the sectors together that cover the end-to-end travel.
Non Refundable Fare is a fare from which the Base Fare and any GST is deducted before any refund of Ticket Taxes and/or Carrier Imposed Fees.
No -Show is when a passenger fails to check in for confirmed International flights held in an agent's GDS system due to the booking no longer being required and not being cancelled prior to the scheduled travel date.
OJ means open jaw
Partner carrier refers to an airline with which Qantas has agreed to combine fares on a half return basis and includes JQ/EK/MU/AA (subject to change)
Public/Published Fares means fares available to the general public.
Partially Refundable Fare means fares from which a cancellation fee is deducted before refunding the remaining value of the ticket.
Private Fares mean negotiated fares that are not available to the general public can include Corporate, Qantas Business Rewards, Tier 4, Wholesale and VFR
Q/S is a Q (miscellaneous) or Stopover surcharge
Qantas International Tickets are validated to Qantas (081) for travel between Australia and another country.
QBR stands for Qantas Business Rewards fares
QCI – Qantas Client Identifier is a unique three character code given to Qantas corporate customers
QF Channel Fee is the fee that applies per QF sector for non-QF Channel agents and is shown as a tax code YR on the ticket.
Reassessment means the recalculation of a ticketed fare following changes to the itinerary.
Reissue means replacement of an existing air ticket with a new air ticket.
Revalidation means a change in flight number, date, and/or time only, with all other features of the Journey unchanged, including price.
ROE means the rate of exchange that applies when a ticket is issued.
RT means return trip.
Rule refers to the rule number that the fare is filed under and can be viewed in the GDS fare rules.
Sale Fare – Fares booked in I/T/O/Q/N class that are available year round
Saver Fare – Fares booked on A/D/R/S/V/L/M/K class
Tactical Sale Fare – Fares booked in I/T/O/Q/N class that are available for limited periods only
Tariff refers to the region that the fare is filed in and can be viewed in the GDS fare rules
Ticket Credit means the value of a wholly unused ticket that may be used as a credit towards payment of a new ticket subject to fare rules
Ticket Taxes are all taxes, fees, levies and charges on an airline ticket, including amounts imposed by airports and taxing authorities, regardless of whether a fare is payable for the ticket and exclude Carrier Imposed Fees.