Airfare Distribution

Main Advantages:
+ Confidence that the fares and rules that have been agreed with an agency or a corporate customer are delivered
+ You will always have competitive fares in key
+ Increased automation simplifies the end-to-end fares management process
+ No double entry of data and validated data entry enables a faster error-free process
+ Company strategy and policy can be enforced and controlled
+ Your pricing speed to market increases

Product description

The ability to distribute your fares quickly and accurately is fundamental to protecting your airline’s share of the market and maximizing your potential profits.

SITA’s Airfare Distribution enables you to directly control the update and maintenance of your own data. Airfare Distribution achieves its speed to market by closely integrating with SITA’s Airfare Insight. This combined service from a single supplier provides seamless continuity from fare creation to final purchase, resulting in a faster, simpler and less error-prone distribution process.

Airfare Distribution is a fully neutral fares service that has been used by more than 150 airlines worldwide since 1983.


How it works

SITA’s Airfare Distribution delivers fare information to SITA Airfare Price and the world’s leading global distribution services (GDS) as well as online travel agents (OTA) and other industry pricing and shopping systems.

Airfare Distribution ensures instant access to your worldwide selling channels.

Airfare Distribution handles the update, storage and distribution of fares, add-ons, rules, footnotes and associated pricing data. 

Airfare Distribution allows you to directly update and maintain your own data.

Two modules

  1. Airfare Data Maintenance / Airfare Data Builder – creates, updates, stores and distributes fares information
  2. Airfare Data Subscription – subscription service for airlines, GDS and pricing service providers who require their pricing information maintained by Airfare Distribution


Your benefits

Airfare Distribution lowers cost due to faster and less error-prone distribution particularly for airlines using SITA Airfare Price.

SITA Global Services

This product is supported by SITA Global Services (SGS) which provides you with global business continuity through a flexible service model. Our monitoring service ensures your IT systems are reliable and available, around the clock, around the world.

Our experts proactively monitor your infrastructure, identifying and resolving problems often before they impact your services.



Categories and features

Fares management & pricing

ATPCO and SITA automated rules distribution
Fare and rules management
Fare distribution
Fare sheet distribution

Reservations & Distribution


SITA is the world's leading specialist in air transport communications and IT solutions. We deliver and manage business solutions for airline, airport, GDS, government and other customers over the world's most extensive network, which forms the communications backbone of the global air transport industry.

Created and owned by the air transport community, SITA is the community's dedicated partner for information and communications technology. As a team of industry experts, our know-how is based on working with customers across the global air transport community. Almost every airline and airport in the world does business with SITA.

SITA innovates collaboratively with the air transport industry, and the industry itself drives the company's portfolio and strategic direction. Our portfolio includes:

  • Managed global communications, infrastructure and outsourcing services
  • Services for airline commercial management, passenger operations, flight operations, aircraft operations, air-to-ground communications, airport management and operations, baggage operations, transportation security and border management, cargo operations and more

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