Qantas Distribution Platform Capability Listing
The Qantas Distribution Platform Capability Listing tool is to help you understand the different types of capabilities available via the Qantas Distribution Platform and displays a comparative listing to EDIFACT distribution.
Updated: 29 November 2022
|Superior to EDIFACT^||Yes+|
^These capabilities include automation and/or other benefits that were not previously available via EDIFACT distribution
Capability Qantas Distribution Platform EDIFACT IATA / TIDS / ARC* Yes Yes
*All Agent types and entities are supported and must be in the Qantas Channel to access Qantas Distribution Platform content.
Capability Qantas Distribution Platform EDIFACT One-way Yes Yes Return travel Yes Yes Multi-city (up to six segments) Yes Yes Multi-city (up to eight segments) Coming soon Yes Open jaw
Yes Yes Qantas operated Yes Yes Qantas marketed (codeshare) Yes Yes Interline Coming soon Yes
Capability Qantas Distribution Platform EDIFACT Public fare Yes Yes Corporate private fare with/without account code Yes Yes Qantas Business Rewards private fares Yes Yes Leisure private fare with/without account code
(e.g. VFR, wholesale)
Yes Yes Lower pricing on Australian domestic fares Yes Not available Brand based pricing Yes+ Yes Itinerary based pricing Yes+ Yes Pricing by Passenger Type
(e.g. student, seaman)
Capability Qantas Distribution Platform EDIFACT Shop by Australian Business Number Yes Not available Shop by Qantas Corporate Identifier Yes Not available Shop by Qantas Frequent Flyer number Yes Not available Arrival or departure time Yes Yes Cabin or class of service Yes Yes Maximum number of connections Yes Yes Direct or non-stop flight Yes Yes Transfer point Yes Yes Quote in a different currency Yes Yes Flight information
e.g. equipment, departure and arrival point
Yes Yes Marketing and promotional information in shopping response Yes Not available Commission display in pricing response Yes Not available Frequent Flyer status and points/status earn Yes Not available Mini fare rules Yes Yes RouteHappy rich content Coming soon Yes
Capability Qantas Distribution Platform EDIFACT Adult Yes Yes Child Yes Yes Infant with/without a seat Yes Yes Unaccompanied Minor (UNMR) Yes Yes Single or multiple passenger Yes Yes Other passenger types (e.g. student, seaman) Yes Yes
Capability Qantas Distribution Platform EDIFACT BSP cash Yes Yes Credit or debit card Yes Yes IATA Easypay Yes Yes UATP Yes Yes Ticket credit / ticket on hold Yes Yes Instant or delayed ticketing Yes+ Yes Consolidator ticketing Yes Yes 3DSv2 Authentication Yes Yes
Capability Qantas Distribution Platform EDIFACT Flight details and status Yes Yes Fare details / fare basis code / tour code Yes Yes Full fare rules Yes Yes Mini fare rules Yes Yes Flight Information
e.g. equipment, departure and arrival point
Yes Yes Marketing and operating carrier information Yes Yes Ticket details and status including FCMI and FCPI Yes Yes EMD details and status Yes Yes Ancillaries details and status Yes Yes Display SSR and OSI and status Yes Yes
Capability Qantas Distribution Platform EDIFACT Voluntary exchanges (up to six) Yes+ Yes Involuntary exchanges Yes+ Yes Schedule change notification Yes Yes Service change notification Yes Yes Exchanges with a commercial waiver Yes+ Yes Exchanges using a ticket credit Yes Yes Split / divide order Yes Yes Partially flown ticket exchange Yes Yes Cancel the itinerary and retain the ticket for further travel Yes Yes Cancel booking with an automated refund Yes Not available Cancel exchanged booking with an automated refund Yes Not available Cancel booking and void tickets / EMDs Yes+ Yes Servicing a booking with a Frequent Flyer upgrade Yes+ Yes Consolidator ticketing and servicing Yes Yes Add or delete SSR and OSI Yes Yes Add secure flight passenger data Yes Yes Passenger name correction prior to ticketing Yes YesAdd or delete customer details e.g.
- Contact information
- Date of birth
- Gender information
- ID documents
Capability Qantas Distribution Platform EDIFACT Display seat map Yes Yes Free seat Yes Yes Paid seat before/after ticketing Yes Yes Paid additional baggage before/after ticketing Yes Yes Carbon offset (Australia only) Yes Not available
Capability Qantas Distribution Platform EDIFACT Discounts for Qantas Frequent Flyers Yes Not available Discounts on one way and return flights Yes Not available Discounts on paid seating Yes Not available Discounts for multiple passenger seating Yes Not available Bonus savings for Qantas Business Rewards members Yes Not available Dynamic commissions~ Yes Not available Companion fare offers Yes Not available Fly Carbon Neutral> Yes Not available
#Offer available on selected flights and routes from time to time.
~Offer not available in POS US.
>Offer available in POS AU only.
Capability Qantas Distribution Platform EDIFACT BSP reporting Yes Yes ARC reporting Yes Yes