Travel Agent Communications

PED 08/19/2007

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LAN Airlines Alliance to Consolidate Ticket Identifier Numbers

Effective with sales issued on or after August 27, 2007 (PED 09/02/07), the LAN Service Alliance will implement the single ticket identifier number 045 for all of its member airlines. In an effort to facilitate the sales process, ticket issuance for LAN Airlines (LA), LAN Argentina (4M), LAN Ecuador (XL), and LAN Peru (LP) will exclusively use the 045 ticket identifier number. Please note that the booking codes for the airlines (LA, 4M, XL and LP) will remain unchanged and flights will continue to be identified under their respective designator codes. The migration to 045 is only for numerical ticket identification purposes.

For any additional questions regarding the LAN Service Alliance airlines' single ticket identifier number, please contact representatives of the individual LAN Service Alliance carriers.

ARC Labor Day Holiday Information - September 3, 2007

Sales Report Submission

ARC's offices will be closed on Monday, September 3, 2007, in observance of Labor Day. Agencies and CTDs will have an extra day to prepare the sales report for PED 09/02/07. Your weekly sales report must be authorized by midnight Wednesday, September 5.

Ticket Modification/Voiding Schedule

Please note the following dates to modify and reconcile IAR transactions issued Thursday, August 30:

  • GDS and IAR Void Date - Friday, August 31

Transactions issued Friday, August 31 - Sunday, September 2:

  • GDS and IAR Void Extension Date - Tuesday, September 4

Placing Emergency Document Requisition Orders Before the Labor Day Holiday

Please be advised that ARC will be closed Monday, September 3, 2007 in observance of Labor Day. Emergency orders placed Friday, August 31 before 4:00 PM EST will be delivered Tuesday, September 4 due to UPS scheduling. Please order your stock accordingly.

Contact ARC's Customer Service Center (703) 816-8003 for further assistance.

Tip of the Week: Updated Holiday/Void Schedule Available Online

The 2007 Holiday Schedule/Void Window Extensions chart has been updated for the current one day void window. It may be accessed at or go to ARC's corporate website at and search 2007 Holiday Schedule.

Please distribute the ARC TAC among staff and colleagues.

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