Sabre Booking System Training Course

  • Course Code: VIEW101

Learn how to use the Sabre booking and reservation system, from home!

  • This course will train you to understand and use the Sabre Reservations System, one of the industry standard booking systems.
  • With many travel companies requiring a comprehensive knowledge of online booking systems, it is essential to be a competent user of Sabre.
  • Sabre was developed by American Airlines in the 1960s and has approximately 30% of the global market. It is used worldwide, especially in the USA.
  • Airlines using this system currently include: American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Singapore Airlines and All Nippon.
  • This Sabre course is recognised all over the world and is fully compliant with IATA's GDS (International Air Transport Association's Global Distribution Systems) requirements.

Course Content

As part of your introductory training to Sabre you will study the following:

  • Bargain Finder fare search
  • FOX
  • PNR data change and delete
  • PNR mandatory fields
  • PNR optional fields
  • Building a complete PNR
  • Car bookings
  • Changing segment status
  • Classes of service
  • Encode/decode cities
  • Airports and airlines
  • Fare quote, fares, fare displays
  • Flight availability, flight service information
  • Hotel bookings
  • Introduction to reducing/dividing PNRs
  • Itinerary pricing
  • Queues, rules, seat assignments and seat maps
  • Sign-off, Sign-on
  • Storing a fare
  • Ticketing


This Sabre course is assessed online using our Online Learning Environment and Sabre Simulator. You will take a series of tests as you progress through the course, and there is also a Sabre exam that is taken online at the end of your course, which takes 1 hour to complete.

Course Duration

There is no time limit to complete the course; however, you will have a total of 50 hours' access to the Online Learning Environment. This  is more than sufficient time to complete the course.

Study Method

This course is run online through our Online Sabre Training facility, which provides a Sabre Simulator so you can use the software as you learn. The course also refers to and uses a workbook (provided).

Please note that this is a self-study course. You will not be allocated a tutor as all support is self-contained within the course materials. You will however receive technical support. 


Upon completion of this Sabre course you will receive a Sabre certificate to use as proof that you are a competent Sabre user, which will be widely accepted by employers.

Course Questions and Answers

Q: What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

We recommend that you have basic computer skills in order to be successful on this course, as it is computer-based. For this course you will require access to a computer with an internet connection.

Q: What is included in the cost of my course?

  • Access to the Online Learning Environment where you can use a Sabre Simulator
  • Student record bag
  • Pen
  • Study guide
  • Comprehensive study notes
  • Personal tutor support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Accreditation

Q: Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the price!

Q: Can I get IATA points?

The IATA points system has been dismantled since January 2006, when the accreditation criteria for the UK changed. These training points are no longer a requirement for a travel agency to obtain IATA accreditation.

Q: What do I do if I still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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