The time limit that determines how long the offer should be stored in the offer storage system. The offer will automatically be deleted from the offer storage system beyond this time limit. This time limit is returned in AirShoppingRS as a timestamp in GMT. The Offer Expiry Time Limit is configurable
This is the period where the price is guaranteed (including inventory and fare). This time limit is returned in OfferPriceRS as a timestamp in GMT. If OrderCreateRQ is made within the Price Guarantee Time Limit then the API will:
This is the time limit by which payment must be made and tickets should be issued. This time limit is derived from fare rules Category 5. This is also called as Ticketing Time Limit (TTL).
This flow chart demonstrates the responsibility of the internal 'offer storage' database. It shows how the three time limit types are passed and validated from the APIs through the database to the capability layer.