Travel Agent Communications

PED 08/08/2010

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Mexicana Click Joins ARC

Mexicana Click (QA/723) has joined ARC as a participating carrier effective with sales on August 9, 2010 (PED 08/15/10).

Mexicana Click has elected the General Concurrence method of agent appointment whereby all ARC agents are automatically appointed as agents of Mexicana Click. Currently, Mexicana Click accepts cash as the only form of payment through ARC.

Agencies using Amadeus may issue tickets using the Mexicana Click QA code as of August 9th; agencies with Sabre and Travelport GDS's will be able to do so by August 16th.

When all GDS's are activated fully, agencies will able to see, quote and book flights for their passengers on Mexicana Click using an MX flight number. All flights that have an MX flight number can be issued using QA as the validating carrier. Therefore, if it has an MX flight number it is issued on QA.

For inquiries, reservations, or sales information:

Email: laxsales.desk01@mexicana.com

MON-FRI from 8:00 to 6:45,
SAT from 8:00 to 4:00

Proflight Zambia Joins ARC

Proflight Zambia (P0/659) has joined ARC as a participating carrier, effective with sales on August 9, 2010. In operation since 1997, Proflight Zambia is a privately owned Zambian carrier focused on providing friendly, professional first-class service.

With headquarters in Lusaka, Zambia, Proflight Zambia operates scheduled domestic flights from Lusaka International Airport (LUN) to Chipata, Livingstone, Mfuwe, Ndola and Solwezi. The airline also operates charter flights to the Copperbelt, the Luangwa Valley, Victoria Falls, the Lower Zambezi and throughout the region.

Proflight Zambia operates a fleet of Embraer 120, Cessna 208, Jetstream 32, Piper Chieftain, Beechcraft Baron and Britten-Norman Islander aircraft. Proflight Zambia is displayed and e-Ticketing capable in Galileo and Sabre.

Proflight Zambia is offering 5% sales commission on published fares to ARC-accredited agents on all P0-issued tickets.

Proflight Zambia has elected the general concurrence method of agent appointment whereby all ARC agents are automatically appointed as agents of Proflight Zambia unless specifically advised to the contrary by the carrier. At this time, Proflight Zambia accepts cash as the only form of payment.

For inquiries, reservations or sales information, contact the office listed below:

Proflight Zambia
ARC Agent Support Office
Telephone: +1 201.484.8036
e-Mail: P0@groupsystemsamerica.com

ARC Memo Manager Users - It's Time to Register for My ARC

If you already have a My ARC account, please disregard this message. If not, your Memo Manager account will soon go behind My ARC.

Registration for My ARC will soon be available to all Memo Manager Users who do not have a My ARC account. My ARC is your centralized access point to a growing list of ARC tools and resources. This growing list will soon include Memo Manager.

To take advantage of all the features and benefits My ARC has to offer, we encourage you to have your Memo Manager account in an ACTIVE status and to register for a My ARC account.

Contact ARC's Customer Care Center at 703.816.8003 if you have further questions regarding My ARC or Memo Manager.


Royal Brunei Now Accepts UATP

Effective with sales of August 9, 2010 (PED 08/15/10), Royal Brunei (BI/672) accepts UATP as a valid form of payment through ARC.


Seaport Airlines Now Accepts MasterCard and Visa

Effective with sales of August 9, 2010 (PED 08/15/10), Seaport Airlines (K5/609) now accepts MasterCard and Visa as valid forms of payment through ARC.


South African Airways Now Accepts Discover

Effective with sales of August 9, 2010 (PED 08/15/10), South African Airways (SA/083) now accepts Discover as a valid form of payment through ARC.


ARC MarketPlace Webinar: The Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is one of America's most beautiful natural wonders, covering 1,900 square miles with 277 miles of Colorado River and mile-high multicolored rock walls. The Grand Canyon became a national park in 1919, and is populated by five Indian tribes: The Hopi, Navajo, Havasupai, Paiute and Hualapai. With five million annual visitors, it's likely some of your clients will be asking for your advice and expertise on the Grand Canyon soon. Be sure you know about all the fabulous tour options you can book ahead via ARCMarketPlace.com, and remember we'll take care of making sure you receive the commission you've earned for each and every booking!

Join our Grand Canyon tour expert on August 18th at 1pm to learn about the 67 different tour options for your clients to choose from - there's bound to be one that fits just perfectly.

Sign up now and mark your calendar - space is limited!

Wednesday, August 18, 2010 from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST. You'll receive login/call-in instructions via e-mail, after registration and prior to the training. We look forward to your participation!


Tip of the Week: My ARC Security Questions

When you have a My ARC password reset, consider updating your security questions at that time. By updating your security questions, you help make your password safer.

The process for entering and updating your Security Questions can be found under User Info, in the upper left corner of the My ARC homepage.

Of course, you may change the security questions at any time if you believe your information has been compromised. The security questions are space and punctuation sensitive but not case sensitive.

Note: To change any of your security questions you must change all three at the same time and all three answers must be different. This is a necessary password integrity protocol.


Please distribute the ARC TAC among staff and colleagues.


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