Amadeus and Singapore Airlines Sign Worldwide Content AgreementAmadeus travel agencies will have access to all of Singapore Airlines' travel agent content for up to five years
New Delhi, 28 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 travel agencies will have access to all content that Singapore Airlines distributes to travel agencies and third party channels.Rakesh Bansal, CEO, Amadeus India, 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."
Amadeus is the chosen technology partner and transaction processor for the global travel and tourism industry. The company provides distribution and technology solutions to help its customers adapt, grow and succeed in the fast changing travel industry. Customer groups include travel providers (airlines, hotels, car rental companies, railway companies, ferry lines, cruise lines, insurance companies and tour operators), travel sellers (travel agencies) and travel buyers (corporations and travellers). Amadeus operates under a transaction-based business model that offers IT solutions to virtually all players in the travel industry.
Amadeus has central sites in Madrid (corporate headquarters & marketing), Nice (development) and Erding (Operations – data processing centre) and regional offices in Miami, Buenos Aires, Bangkok and Dubai. At market level, Amadeus maintains customer operations through 72 local Amadeus Commercial Organisations covering 195 countries.
Amadeus India Private Limited was established in 1994 and is ISO 9001:2008 certified. Amadeus India's head office is located in New Delhi, with a wide network of 40 branch offices providing support to travel agents across the Indian sub-continent. Amadeus India offers agents access to more than 95% of scheduled airline seats as well as hotel rooms, insurance packages, car hire and other travel services worldwide. Amadeus' distribution system is preferred by travel agents in 200 cities across India including in Bangladesh, Nepal and Colombo with over 42,000 terminal installations in more than 13,000 travel agencies.
More information about, visit the Amadeus India website: www.amadeus.in
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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