​​​​​​​​​​​​Airlines (Carriers) that signed Model Agreement on Sales and Settlement Related to Air Services Issued on STD Forms with Transport Clearing House (TCH).

Airline must be duly registered as carrying airline in compliance with the law of the state of registration, must have an effective Operator Certificate and operate scheduled passenger air services.

Accredited Agencies that signed with TCH Model Agreement On Air Transportation Sales for Carriers’ Flights and Revenue Settlement.

Accredited Agency – an Air Transport Settlement System participant, either a legal entity or an individual businessman, which sells pass​enger air services on ATSS Standard Traffic Document forms and Electronic Tickets under Model Agreement On Air Transportation Sales for Carriers’ Flights concluded with TCH and accredited pursuant to Agency Accreditation Rules for Passenger Sales on ATSS Standard Traffic Documents and Electronic Tickets, holding valid Certificate of Accreditation and having at least one accredited Point of Sale (POS).

Transport Clearing House (TCH) – is both a participant and the executive control body of Air Transport Settlement System.

Acting as an ATSS participant, TCH concludes model agreements with other participants (airlines and accredited agencies) and other contracts and agreements essential for ATSS key activities as shown in ATSS Provision, Section 3 (“Basic Functions”).

Provision on Air Transport Settlement System (ATSS)

As at  September 1, 2019, Air Transport Settlement System includes the following participants

  • 79 scheduled airlines;
  • 684 accredited agencies providing passenger services sales;
  • 3,698 accredited sales locations and 314 Internet points of sale;
  • 26,445 sales agents;
  • 17,523 terminals of accredited airline reservation system;
  • 14 accredited educational centers;
  • accredited training centers;
  • 4 reservation systems certified/accredited in ATSS: 
    • ADS Sirena-Travel
    • GDS Amadeus
    • GDS Sabre
    • GDS Galileo GDS

Air Transport Settlement System ensures

  • full and complete revenue remittance to participating airlines
  • online professional training and testing of accredited agencies staff