Travel Agent Communications

PED 09/23/2007

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Notice of Changes to the Agent Reporting Agreement

The Board of Directors of Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC), after consultation with travel agency and carrier representatives, has approved a number of changes to the ARC Agent Reporting Agreement ("Agreement"). The amended Agreement and summary of changes are available for review on ARC's home page at www.arccorp.com and will also be published in future editions of the online Industry Agents' Handbook.

Please be advised, in accordance with section XXV of the Agreement ("Memorandum of Agreement and Alternative Means of Agent Concurrence"), these changes will be effective on November 12, 2007. Your continued participation with ARC under the Agreement after the November 12, 2007, effective date will serve as acceptance of the aforementioned amendments.


ARC Columbus Day Holiday Information - October 8, 2007

Sales Report Submission

ARC's offices will be open on Monday, October 8, 2007, in observance of Columbus Day. Agencies and CTDs will have an extra day to prepare the sales report for PED 10/7/07. Your weekly sales report must be authorized by midnight Wednesday, October 10.

Ticket Modification/Voiding Schedule

Please note the following dates to modify and reconcile IAR transactions issued Thursday, October 4:

  • GDS and IAR Void Date - Friday, October 5

Transactions issued Friday, October 5 - Sunday, October 7:

  • GDS and IAR Void Extension Date - Tuesday, October 8

ARC Printables Collection™ - Do You Know About Invoice/Intineraries?

ARC recently announced the expansion of the ARC Printables Collection, which, in addition to Mini Itins, Checks, and Printer Ribbons, now also includes Invoice/Itineraries, for use with pin-feed invoice/itinerary printers.

Invoice/Itineraries

Full size forms to use as Invoices or Itineraries which are fully compatible with pin-feed invoice/itinerary printers, ARC Invoice/Itineraries are currently available in the following formats:

Sabre

2 part 9x14
4 part 9x11
4 part 9x14

Amadeus or Worldspan

4 part 8.5x11

To find out more, please visit the ARC Printables Collection page.


Tip of the Week: Remember to Reconcile Your IAR Report on a Daily Basis

Make transaction modifications and reconcile your IAR Report on a daily basis. By reconciling your IAR Report on a daily basis, you ensure that you will not miss the void window deadline.


Please distribute the ARC TAC among staff and colleagues.


ARC Customer Care Center | Tel. (703) 816-8003 | Fax (703) 816-8039 | csc@arccorp.com

ARC Corporate Communications | Tel. (703) 816-8525 | Fax (703) 816-8168 | corpcom@arccorp.com

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