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Amadeus has signed a worldwide content and third party channel parity agreement with Singapore Airlines, providing Amadeus subscribers access to the airline's flight schedules, fares and other service information for up to five years.
Amadeus subscribers will have access to all of Singapore Airlines’ travel agent and third party content for up to five years.
Madrid, Spain, 22 March 2011: Amadeus, a leading travel technology partner and transaction processor for the global travel and tourism industry, has signed a worldwide content and third party channel parity agreement with Singapore Airlines, providing Amadeus subscribers access to the airline’s flight schedules, fares and other service information for up to five years.
Under the agreement, Amadeus subscribers will have access to all content that Singapore Airlines distributes to travel agencies and third party channels.
David Doctor, Director Airline and Travel Agency Distribution, Amadeus, said, “Singapore Airlines is one of the world’s most respected brands and a leading airline not only in Asia, but globally. Amadeus is proud to partner with Singapore Airlines for their distribution and information technology needs. This new content agreement ensures that Amadeus subscribers globally will have access to all fares and services available to travel agencies and third party channels.”
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Amadeus is a leading transaction processor and provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel and tourism industry.
Customer groups include travel providers (e.g airlines, hotels, rail, ferries, etc.), travel sellers (travel agencies and websites), and travel buyers (corporations and individual travellers).
The group operates a transaction-based business model and processed 850 million billable travel transactions in 2010.
Amadeus has central sites in Madrid (corporate headquarters and marketing), Nice (development) and Erding (Operations – data processing centre) and regional offices in Miami, Buenos Aires, Bangkok and Dubai. At a market level, Amadeus maintains customer operations through 73 local Amadeus Commercial Organisations covering 195 countries.
Amadeus is listed on the Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao and Valencia stock exchanges and trades under the symbol “AMS.MC”. For the year ended 31 December 2010, the company reported revenues of EUR 2,683 million and EBITDA of EUR 1,015 million. The Amadeus group employs over 10,270 employees worldwide, with 123 nationalities represented at the central offices.
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About Singapore Airlines
When Singapore Airlines was formed in 1972, it operated a modest fleet of 10 aircraft to just 22 cities in 18 countries. With a commitment to fleet modernisation, product and service innovation and market leadership, the Airline quickly distinguished itself as a world-class carrier.
Today, Singapore Airlines operates a modern passenger fleet of more than 100 aircraft and its network, including Singapore Airlines Cargo and SilkAir destinations, covers a total of 100 destinations in 39 countries.
In October 2007, Singapore Airlines, a member of the Star Alliance, made aviation history as the first to fly the world’s largest passenger aircraft, the Airbus A380.
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