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Report
ZED-MIBA Forum
Industry Standards for Airline Employees
Personal and Duty Travel
Through membership in ZED-MIBA Forum (ZMF)
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Will ZMF membership work for
you?
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Do you want to connect with airlines to offer reduced
rate travel for your employees?
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Do you spend a lot of time requesting ID tickets for your
employees?
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Would you like to reduce your administrative costs?
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Would you like to harmonize agreements with industry
partners?
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If you said “YES” to any of these questions,
then answer for your company may be …
ZED
MIBA
Forum
Full detailed application conditions in « how to participate to ZMF ? » section
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ZMF provides …
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An Interline Staff Travel
Agreement (ISTA)
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Participants can bilaterally
concur with other Participants,
as they choose for personal
and/or duty travel
A flexible program which
provides
Ability to connect with
industry partners to offer
reduced rate travel to your
people
 Simplified administration
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Based on easy to calculate flat
rate service charges applicable
to
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Nine mileage bands
Three fare levels for leisure
travel
Three fare levels for duty travel
Other duty travel discount
options
Two classes of service
Two reservations status options
Two fulfillment options (Selfticketing (IET) or Transporting
Airline Ticketing (NIET))
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Objectives of ZMF
To provide industry standards for interline
ID travel
 To harmonize procedures to reduce
administrative costs associated with ID
travel
 To provide infrastructure and mechanisms
to enable members to travel on other
airlines
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Eligible Companies
An airline may either qualify as a:
 full member (be an airline operating scheduled air passenger
transportation services available for Members use)
or
 associate member (be an airline operating air transportation services
which are not available for Members’ use under the operating carrier’s
own code (with the intent to include Cargo, Charter Airlines and scheduled
passenger airlines whose inventory may or may not be controlled by a Full
Member(s).)
To be eligible for ZMF membership, an airline must comply with articles A.1
or A.2 of the Interline Staff Travel Agreement (more details p.17 & 18)
Any ZMF participating airline may bilaterally include its subsidiary,
affiliate, or franchisee companies (S/A/F), upon bilateral agreement.
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Personal Travel
Eligible Travelers - Mandatory
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ZMF participants for leisure travel must agree to
accept Category A travelers, which comprise:
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Active employees of the ZMF participating airline and any
bilaterally agreed S/A/F
Retired employees of the ZMF participating airline and any
bilaterally agreed S/A/F
Spouse of the employee/retiree
Children, under 24 years of age, of the employee/retiree
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Personal Travel
Eligible Travelers - Optional
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ZMF participants for leisure travel may bilaterally agree
to accept other Eligibile Categories, limited to:
Children, 24 years of age and over, of employee/retiree
 Parents of employee/retiree
 Sisters and brothers of employee/retiree
 Travel partner of employee/retiree
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Personal or Duty Travel
Fares
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Uniform fares are charged based on Ticketed Point Mileage (TPM)
within 9 fixed distance zones
The final cost of the journey is the sum of the fares for each
individual coupon plus all applicable taxes, fees, and charges (TFC).
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Only TFC paid to a government and/or airport authority may be
collected (fuel surcharge is not collected)
Child and Infant discounts apply
Travel by children (age 2-11, inclusive) is at 67% of the applicable adult
fare, plus applicable taxes & fees
 Travel by infants (birth to 23 months, inclusive), not occupying a seat,
is at no fare, plus applicable taxes & fees
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Personal Travel
Space-Available ZED (R2) or confirmed (R1) Fares
ZMF participants for leisure travel have the option to bilaterally agree
with other members using stand-by and/or confirmed fares; Economy
and/or Business class (fares are being revised once a year upon market evolution)
Economy and/or
Business
ZED low (fare basis)
ZED medium (fare basis)
ZED high (fare basis)
1 -
450
Y(C)IDZL1R2(/R1)
Y(C)IDZM1R2(/R1)
Y(C)IDZH1R2(/R1)
451 -
750
Y(C)IDZL2R2(/R1)
(*) Y(C)IDZM2R2(/R1)
Y(C)IDZH2R2(/R1)
751 - 1600
Y(C)IDZL3R2(/R1)
Y(C)IDZM3R2(/R1)
Y(C)IDZH3R2(/R1)
1601 - 3200
Y(C)IDZL4R2(/R1)
Y(C)IDZM4R2(/R1)
Y(C)IDZH4R2(/R1)
3201 - 4080
Y(C)IDZL5R2(/R1)
Y(C)IDZM5R2(/R1)
Y(C)IDZH5R2(/R1)
4081 - 5000
Y(C)IDZL6R2(/R1)
Y(C)IDZM6R2(/R1)
Y(C)IDZH6R2(/R1)
5001 - 6100
Y(C)IDZL7R2(/R1)
Y(C)IDZM7R2(/R1)
Y(C)IDZH7R2(/R1)
6101 - 7100
Y(C)IDZL8R2(/R1)
Y(C)IDZM8R2(/R1)
Y(C)IDZH8R2(/R1)
7101 - 9999
Y(C)IDZL9R2(/R1)
Y(C)IDZM9R2(/R1)
Y(C)IDZH9R2(/R1)
(*) Y = Economy (C = Business) – ID = Industry Discount- ZM = Zed Medium - « 2 » = zone 2
R = leisure- 2 = space-available (1 = confirmed)
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Duty or Crew Deadheading travel
Confirmed MIBA Zone Fares
ZMF participants for duty (S1) or crew-positioning (C1) travel have the
option to bilaterally agree with other members using different
confirmed fares; Economy and/or Business class (fares are being revised once a
year upon market evolution)
Economy and/or
Business
MIBA low (fare basis)
MIBA medium (fare basis)
MIBA high (fare basis)
1 -
450
Y(C)IDML1S1
Y(C)IDMM1S1
Y(C)IDMH1S1
451 -
750
Y(C)IDML2S1
Y(C)IDMM2S1
Y(C)IDMH2S1
751 - 1600
Y(C)IDML3S1
Y(C)IDMM3S1
Y(C)IDMH3S1
1601 - 3200
Y(C)IDML4S1
Y(C)IDMM4S1
Y(C)IDMH4S1
3201 - 4080
Y(C)IDML5S1
Y(C)IDMM5S1
Y(C)IDMH5S1
4081 - 5000
Y(C)IDML6S1
Y(C)IDMM6S1
Y(C)IDMH6S1
5001 - 6100
Y(C)IDML7S1
Y(C)IDMM7S1
Y(C)IDMH7S1
6101 - 7100
Y(C)IDML8S1
Y(C)IDMM8S1
Y(C)IDMH8S1
7101 - 9999
Y(C)IDML9S1
Y(C)IDMM9S1
Y(C)IDMH9S1
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Duty Travel
Other discount options
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ID50S1 (50% discounted off the highest applicable unrestricted
fare, confirmed space travel in business class or economy class)
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ID50C1 (50% discounted off the highest applicable unrestricted
fare, confirmed space travel in business class or economy class – for
Crew Deadheading ONLY)
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ID00S2 (100% discount, space-available travel in business class or
economy class)
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ID00S1 (100% discount, confirmed travel in business class or
economy class)
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Standardized Ticketing
ZMF participants may select one of the following 2 options for
standardized ticketing:
 IET (self-ticketing)
 NIET (ticketing by the operating carrier)
If the member opts for IET, tickets must be issued in accordance with
IATA Resolution 788 and Recommended Practice 1788, in addition to
the requirements listed in the ISTA Agreement. These include:
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Fare Basis Code
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Tour Code Box
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Passenger Type Code, Ticket Designator
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Standardized fares
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ZMF Forum
How to participate in ZMF?
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How to participate in ZMF?
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Apply to become a member of the
ZED-MIBA Forum (ZMF)
The ZED-MIBA Forum is an umbrella organization consisting of most
carriers (all alliances, independent, cargo ), ZMF enables members to
concur for personal and/or duty travel
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Participation in ZMF does not mean a Member
will automatically have agreements with every
other ZMF Members
Individual Members will need to evaluate bilateral concurrences based on
their own business models and policy
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Are you an airline operating scheduled air
passenger transportation services you
may offer to other ZMF Members?
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If yes, you can become a Full Member
Are you an airline operating air
transportation services (e.g. cargo,
charter)?
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If yes, you can become an Associate Member
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Full Member Requirements:
article A.1 of the Interline
Staff Travel Agreement
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Airline must:
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Be an airline operating scheduled air passenger transportation
services available for Members use.
Be able to accept Eligible Person(s) in accordance with this
Agreement.
Have a concurrence with at least one Full Member.
Pay the annual membership fee and other fees agreed by the
Members.
Possess a corporate e-mail address for official communication.
File its fares in accordance with Appendix Fares.
Recognize and observe the principles of relevant IATA
Resolutions and Recommended Practices, even if not a member
of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
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Associate Member Requirements:
article A.2 of the
Interline Staff Travel Agreement
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Airline must:
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Be an airline operating air transportation services which are not
available for Members’ use under the operating carrier’s own
code (with the intent to include Cargo, Charter Airlines and
scheduled passenger airlines whose inventory may or may not
be controlled by a Full Member(s).)
Have a concurrence with at least one Full Member.
Pay the annual membership fee and other fees agreed by the
Members.
Possess a corporate e-mail address for official communication.
Recognize and observe the principles of relevant IATA
Resolutions and Recommended Practices, even if not a member
of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
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Procedures for Participation
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Contact the Member Service Centre (MSC) to
obtain acceptance procedures, at:
 [email protected]
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Submit the following to the MSC:
A
completed Application Form
 Two signed originals of the ZMF Signature Document
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Pay the subscription fee
 As
indicated on the invoice delivered by the MSC
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Further..
Upon confirmation that the payment has
been received by MSC, the interested airline
will be considered an applicant.
Log-in and password will be provided for
access to the Member Section on the
website.
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What happens next
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MSC will notify all ZMF Members of the new ZMF
Applicant
ZMF Applicant and ZMF participants are then free to
contact each other to negotiate a bilateral concurrence
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Once an Applicant has its first ISTA concurrence, both parties
must confirm the concurrence to the MSC
The Applicant then becomes a ZMF Member and a ZMF
participant
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In due course, you will receive an original of the Signature
document, countersigned by the ZMF Leader, for your files
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ZMF Forum
Other valuable information
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ZMF Forum
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ZMF Forum was established in 2002, to
combine and streamline the administrative
elements of the ZED and MIBA programs
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ZMF is governed by the ISTA agreement
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Growth of ZMF Forum
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ZMF Forum participation has grown to include over 190
airlines and related entities from all parts of the globe
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Plus over 70 scheduled passenger airlines included as S/A/F
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Growth of ZED
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ZED was formed in November 1994 by seven airlines:
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Aer Lingus
Air Canada
Austrian Airlines
British Airways
Lufthansa
Malev Hungarian
SAS/Scandinavian
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Growth of MIBA
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MIBA was formed in July 1991 by six airlines:
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Air France
Austrian Airlines
KLM
Lufthansa
SAS/Scandinavian
Swissair
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Global Reach
ZED-MIBA Forum Members represent carriers from
over 90 countries and 6 continents
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ZED/MIBA Forum - Organisation Chart – 2013
ZED/MIBA Forum AGM
Leader: Luanne Stetson/AS
Secretary: Mike Muller/IATA
ZED-MIBA Advisory Council
(ZMAC)
Leader: Luanne Stetson/AS
Secretary: Mike Muller/IATA
Member Service Center
Ann Farrell/IATA
[email protected]
Communications & Admin
Fares
Treasurer
Ann Farrell/IATA
Website
Future of ZMF
IET
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For more on ZMF
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If you are interested in obtaining more
information about ZMF, or are ready to
become a Member, please contact:
Ms. Ann Farrell
Member Service Center (MSC)
[email protected]
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