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Create Passenger Name Record

2.3.0
Air
Reservation
SOAP API
  • Integrated with EnhancedHotelBookRQ API to book both traditional GDS hotel content as well as lodging aggregator content.
  • Added capability to reserve one or more rental cars.

API Information

Response Format
XML
Service Action Code
CreatePassengerNameRecordRQ
Current Version
2.3.0
Target Audience
TN
Environment
Production

What's New

  • Integrated with EnhancedHotelBookRQ API to book both traditional GDS hotel content as well as lodging aggregator content.
  • Added capability to reserve one or more rental cars.

Business Value

  • With the release of Content Services for Lodging (CSL), Sabre has expanded its traditional GDS hotel offering with content from external aggregators. The Create Passenger Name Record facilitates the booking of both traditional GDS hotel content as well as lodging aggregator content.
  • CreatePassengerNameRecord API now allows reserving rental vehicles. You may create reservations for vehicles only or combine air, hotel and vehicle content within a single API call.

Functional Updates And Enhancements

In the Request

Optional

Parameter: haltOnVehicleBookError

Type: boolean

Description: Used to specify whether the service should stop processing upon encountering a vehicle book error

Sample Value:

 
Note:
Parameter: bookGDSviaCSL

Type: boolean

Description: Used to indicate whether GDS hotel should be booked using new booking path (CSL) or the legacy path (low level services).

Sample Value:

 
Note:
Parameter: VehicleBook

Type: N/A

Description: The element is used to book rental vehicles

Sample Value:

 
Note:

Resolved Issues

In the Response

Optional

Corrected mapping from low level service schema for a number of elements under /CreatePassengerNameRecordRS/TravelItineraryRead

Relase note ID: 13380


  • Added ability to create reservations for GDS and aggregator hotel chains at …/CreatePassengerNameRecordRQ/HotelBook
  • Updated internal API EnhancedAirBookRQ to version 3.10.0
  • Updated internal API PassengerDetailsRQ to version 3.4.0
  • Modified RQ schema to allow for flight segment booking being optional (this allows customer to create PNRs consisting of only Miscellaneous segments)

API Information

Response Format
XML
Service Action Code
CreatePassengerNameRecordRQ
Current Version
2.2.0
Target Audience
TN
Environment
Production

What's New

  • Added ability to create reservations for GDS and aggregator hotel chains at …/CreatePassengerNameRecordRQ/HotelBook
  • Updated internal API EnhancedAirBookRQ to version 3.10.0
  • Updated internal API PassengerDetailsRQ to version 3.4.0
  • Modified RQ schema to allow for flight segment booking being optional (this allows customer to create PNRs consisting of only Miscellaneous segments)

Business Value

  • Starting with version 2.2.0, the API was enhanced with the ability to create reservations for GDS and aggregator hotel chains. The solution integrates multiple sources of content including the Sabre global distribution system (GDS) and non-GDS sources such as re-distributors, agency-sourced hotel content and aggregators including HotelBeds, GTA, Expedia Partner Solutions and Booking.com.

Functional Updates And Enhancements

In the Request

Optional

Parameter: AirBook

Type: N/A

Description: Element used to book air segments

Sample Value:

 
Note: Previously this element was mandatory
Parameter: HotelBook

Type: N/A

Description: element used to book GDS or Aggregator hotel segments

Sample Value:

 
Note:

Relase note ID: 12832


  • Added ability to specify multiple pricing instructions (e.g to provide different commission amounts per PQ).
  • Added ability to pass Credit Card billing information.
  • Added ability to validate airline record locator returned after ending the transaction.
  • Added ability to validate whether HK status for flight segments was modified by the airline after ending transaction.
  • Updated schema based on the latest version of EnhancedAirBookRQv3.9.0

API Information

Response Format
XML
Service Action Code
CreatePassengerNameRecordRQ
Current Version
2.1.0
Target Audience
Both TN and AS
Environment
Production

What's New

  • Added ability to specify multiple pricing instructions (e.g to provide different commission amounts per PQ).
  • Added ability to pass Credit Card billing information.
  • Added ability to validate airline record locator returned after ending the transaction.
  • Added ability to validate whether HK status for flight segments was modified by the airline after ending transaction.
  • Updated schema based on the latest version of EnhancedAirBookRQv3.9.0

Functional Updates And Enhancements

In the Request

Optional

Parameter: AirPrice

Type: N/A

Description: Element used to specify pricing instruction

Sample Value:

 
Note: The repeat factor was changed from "0" to "10"
Parameter: CreditCardData

Type: N/A

Description: used to pass the credit card billing information

Sample Value:

<CreditCardData>
  <BillingInformation cardHolderName="SWS TEST" streetAddress="123 1ST AVE" city="NEW YORK" stateOrProvince="NY">
    <PostalCode>H3G4CJ</PostalCode>
    <Zip>12345</Zip>
  </BillingInformation>
</CreditCardData>
Note:
Parameter: PostBookingHKValidation

Type: N/A

Description: Used to specify wait interval to validate whether after booking is ended codeshare flights keep the holding confirmed status

Sample Value:

<PostBookingHKValidation waitInterval="1000" numAttempts="2"/>
Note:
Parameter: WaitForAirlineRecLoc

Type: N/A

Description: Used to specify wait interval to wait for airline record locators to be returned

Sample Value:

<WaitForAirlineRecLoc waitInterval="1000" numAttempts="2"/>
Note:

Relase note ID: 12926


  • Added ability to specify whether the service should stop processing upon encountering a pricing error.
  • Added ability to specify whether service should stop when actual price would be greater than specified amount of percent increase.

API Information

Response Format
XML
Service Action Code
CreatePassengerNameRecordRQ
Current Version
2.0.0
Target Audience
TN
Environment
Production

What's New

  • Added ability to specify whether the service should stop processing upon encountering a pricing error.
  • Added ability to specify whether service should stop when actual price would be greater than specified amount of percent increase.

Functional Updates And Enhancements

In the Request

Optional

Parameter: haltOnAirPriceError

Type: boolean

Description: used to specify whether the service should stop processing upon encountering a pricing error

Sample Value:

 
Note:
Parameter: HaltOnNonAcceptablePrice

Type: boolean

Description: used to specify whether service should stop when actual price would be greater than "AmountSpecified" percent or amount increase

Sample Value:

 
Note:

Relase note ID: 12964