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Kuwait Airways seeks to regain pioneering position in Middle Eastern aviation

Kuwait Airways seeks to regain pioneering position in Middle Eastern aviation

Under the stewardship of chief executive Rasha Al Roumi, the Middle East’s first female airline leader, Kuwait Airways has undertaken to implement a bold new strategy designed to revive the airline’s once pioneering legacy in regional aviation. A transformative plan with clear infrastructural changes and new technologies will be implemented that will see it become the preferred airline linking Kuwait to the world, by 2021.

Malaysia Airlines signs deal with Amadeus

Malaysia Airlines signs deal with Amadeus

Malaysia Airlines has signed a new deal with Amadeus technology that will focus on three strategic areas – transforming the airline’s passenger service operations, developing new revenue streams, and revamping the online shopping experience for travellers. Travellers today want to customise how they travel by picking individual services both à la carte or in a bundle that offers tangible value. They also want relevant offers delivered to them that are sensitive to their preferences.

Advantage Focus Partnership selects Amadeus

Advantage Focus Partnership selects Amadeus

Following an extensive review of their IT requirements, Advantage Focus Partnership has selected Amadeus as their preferred technology partner until 2019. The announcement is an extension of the Focus Partnership’s existing relationship, having worked with Amadeus on a preferred partner status since 2013. The Focus Partnership Review was conducted by a cross section of their membership who, ratified by the Focus Tech Panel, voted overwhelmingly to continue working with Amadeus.

easyJet signs extended partnership with Amadeus

easyJet signs extended partnership with Amadeus

easyJet and Amadeus have announce the renewal of a long-term partnership, giving Amadeus subscribers continued access to easyJet’s range of fares. The partnership will support the airline’s evolving growth strategy, which includes a focus on business travel, and ensures that corporate travellers in particular can easily access and book the airline’s range of business friendly products such as Inclusive and Flexi Fares.

Iberia to offer branded fares through Amadeus

Iberia to offer branded fares through Amadeus

Iberia’s full range of branded fares can now be booked by Amadeus’ global travel agency community, following the carrier’s implementation of Amadeus Airline Fare Families. With Amadeus’ industry-leading merchandising technology, Iberia increases branding, differentiation and upsell opportunities of its Flexible, Classic and Basic products through Amadeus-connected travel agents, who can now better serve their customers by proposing the fares that best match their needs.

Amadeus gains Level 3 New Distribution Capability from IATA

Amadeus gains Level 3 New Distribution Capability from IATA

Amadeus has announced that it received Level 3 New Distribution Capability certification as an IT provider from the International Air Transport Association. Level 3 is the highest stage of NDC certification. Airlines using Amadeus’ new Altéa NDC solution developed earlier this year and now IATA certified, will have the option to distribute their prices and fares, including ancillary and fare family content, using NDC Offers & Orders.

Avianca inks deal with Amadeus

Avianca inks deal with Amadeus

Avianca is becoming the launch customer for Amadeus Anytime Merchandising, in order to improve the customer experience through personalised offers and services, while developing a new revenue opportunity for the airline. Amadeus Anytime Merchandising, which is compliant with IATA’s NDC standard, helps airlines engage their customers at decisive moments during their journey, such as the searching and booking phase, when at the airport, during the flight, at the hotel and many more.

Emirates renews full service agreement with Amadeus

Emirates renews full service agreement with Amadeus

Emirates and Amadeus have announced the renewal of their distribution agreement to ensure that the airline’s full inventory of fares and flights is made available to Amadeus-connected travel agencies and travellers worldwide. The agreement means that Emirates content is made available to the world’s largest network of travel sellers, and Emirates’ customers can continue to search and shop for all Emirates products and services through the channel of their choosing.