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New agreement with United Airlines for worldwide distribution services

Scott Gutz

President and Chief Executive Officer, North America, Amadeus IT Group

We are committed to delivering leading merchandising technology to airlines around the world while giving agencies valuable new content to better serve the needs of travelers and the proof of this commitment is clear in our new multi-year agreement with United Airlines for worldwide distribution services.

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Under this new agreement, Amadeus subscribers around the world are guaranteed continued access via the Amadeus System to United’s full range of content. The agreement also provides access and booking to the carrier’s ancillary offerings such as Economy Plus® extra-legroom premium seating, which will be available mid-year to travel agencies in North America with planning for global implementation underway.

As a global leader in airline merchandising, we have deployed ancillary services across 74 markets worldwide, and 23 airlines currently distribute their services via the Amadeus System with over 50 more signed up to do so.

We're committed to establishing long-term content agreements like this to provide stability to our travel subscribers. Distribution of United’s content and ancillary services in North America and around the world is critical to our subscribers and their ability to serve passengers and we'll continue to work with United to maximize their business opportunities across our global network.

For more on this agreement – have a look at the full press release here .


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