What is the Full Form of PNR ?

PNR - Passenger Name Record


Passenger Name Record is a record of a passenger, or a group of passengers traveling together through a Train or a Flight. After entering the required details, the information is saved in the Computer Reservation System (CRS) system, and a unique alpha-numeric record locator is generated, which will remain the same regardless of any further changes made database.

Information needed before entering a PNR :

  • Name of the passenger(s)
  • Contact details of airline office or a train reservation office or an Agent
  • Complete information of at least one passenger
  • Ticketing details - Fare details, Destination, Source, Age, Name etc.
  • Name of the person providing the information


The most popular CRS companies used to store PNR information are :

  • Amadeus
  • Sabre
  • Worldspan
  • Galileo

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