Published on Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Amadeus has reached a new multi-year extension agreement with United Airlines into 2013 which guarantees their full range of content will be available for sale through the Amadeus system and includes distribution of the carrierâ€™s Economy Plus seating.
The extended content agreement upgrades the existing arrangement between the two companies.
Amadeus travel agents will continue to be able to access and book the complete range of fares, schedules, and inventory for both United and Continental.
Unitedâ€™s Economy Plus seating will become available to US-based Amadeus travel agencies in the middle of 2012.
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The recent insolvency of Low Cost Travel Group, one of the large players in the travel industry had a big impact on the travelers, hotels and all related players from both wholesale & retail arms. There were about 27,000 people on a holiday who had booked through the company comprised of a €200 million wholesale arm and €500 million OTA / retail arm.