API Information

Response Format
XML
Service Action Code
AdvancedCalendarRQ
Current Version
4.2.0
Target Audience
AS
Environment
Production
Documentation
Go to the Shop By Calendar documentation

What's New

  • Shop by Calendar has been enhanced with the following new optional search parameter:
  • Tolerance – To extend the search of flights in the calendar mode.

Business Value

  • The Shop by Calendar in the calendar mode processes the 30 outbound days with requested date on inbound (30x1) and 30 inbound dates with requested outbound (1x30). In case of lack of schedules or fully sold out flights the system is not able to return any flight options. The Tolerance extends the search up to /- 3 days from the requested date so that system can produce flight options despite the fact the requested date is not available.

New Features

In the Request

Optional

Parameter: Tolerance

Type: Boolean

Description: The Shop by Calendar in the calendar mode processes the 30 outbound days with requested date on inbound (30x1) and 30 inbound dates with requested outbound (1X30). In case of lack of schedules or fully sold out flights system is not able to return flight options. The Tolerance extends the search up to /- 3 day from the requested date so that system can produce flight options despite the fact the requested date is not available.

Sample Value:

<OriginDestinationInformation RPH="1"> <DepartureDateTime>2018-07-15T00:00:00</DepartureDateTime> <OriginLocation LocationCode="XCH"/> <DestinationLocation LocationCode="SYD"/> <TPA_Extensions> <DateFlexibility Plus="3" Minus="3" Tolerance="true"/> <SegmentType Code="O"/> </TPA_Extensions> </OriginDestinationInformation>
Note: Tolerance can be requested on one leg only.