Flight Preferences (Infotype 0471) 

Definition

You enter the flight preferences of a traveler in Infotype 0471.

Use

The Infotype Flight Preferences is only entered in connection with R/3 Travel Planning. You do not have to create this Infotype. You can enter some of the flight preferences for a traveler manually for each travel service

availability query.

The personal flight preferences of a traveler are sent to the respective airline provider (see below) during the query of available flights or when a flight is booked from the R/3 System. If at all possible these preferences are automatically taken into consideration by the airline providers.

Structure

The Infotype Flight Preferences is made up of entries about the following points:

Components

Example

When considered

Flight preferences

Smoker/non-smoker seat

when booking a flight

Other preferences

Preferred airline

when querying availability

Seating requirements

Seat suitable for the disabled

when booking a flight

Other requirements

Special service for the visually handicapped

when booking a flight

Background

The possible seating requirements are dealt with independently of the desired seat position. Some special requirements (such as a seat suitable for the disabled) can only be meet in certain seating areas. The system only allows the following combinations of seat position and seating requirement (possible combinations are indicated with an X).

Seating requirements

 

W

A

L

C

U

D

M

W

     

X

X

 

X

A

     

X

X

X

X

L

X

X

 

X

X

 

X

C

X

X

X

   

X

 

U

X

X

X

   

X

X

D

 

X

 

X

X

 

X

M

X

X

X

 

X

X

 

 

Legend

Seat position: W - window

A - aisle

L - Leg room

Requirement: C - suitable for children

U - unaccompanied child

D - suitable for the disabled

M - medical care required

 

See also:

Editing HR Master Records