Amadeus e-travel boosts profits

Amadeus e-Travel announced record-breaking revenues and passenger booking figures through the Amadeus e-Travel Airline Suite, the travel industry’s most widely adopted e-commerce self-service solution.
In the first half of 2006, airlines’ e-commerce passenger bookings processed by Amadeus e-Travel increased by 28% over the same period last year. This represents an overall online booking value of more than 2.6 billion Euros in 6 months through 250 websites in over 80 markets. Seven new customers joined Amadeus e-Travel in this period - among them China Eastern, China Airlines, Kenya Airways and SilkAir - bringing the total number of network carriers using the Amadeus e-Travel Airline Suite to over 70.

For the first time Amadeus e-Travel’s hosting services processed over 4 million air bookings in one month alone. These services have been built by design to handle a simultaneous 300% increase across all customers, allowing them to focus on increasing their profitability and enhancing their user experience.

Jér™me Destors, Commercial Director, Amadeus e-Travel commented “We continue to invest tens of millions of Euros to stay at the forefront of e-commerce self-service solutions. With the proven reliability and flexibility of Amadeus e-Travel, we are well poised to further develop our solutions for tomorrow’s market. We continue to work closely with airlines around the globe to ensure that our solutions in the future will deliver even more robust online sales revenues for them.