Amadeus, a leading travel technology and service provider for airlines and the global travel industry, is a new business partner of BARIG (Board of Airline Representatives in Germany). Through this agreement, Amadeus enters BARIG’s forum for communication, joining more than 100 national and international member airlines.
“We welcome Amadeus as a new business partner,” states BARIG Secretary General Michael Hoppe. “Technology is one of the vital components for sustainable success today, as the current development of modern innovations in distribution and the IATA standard NDC prove. We are pleased to strengthen the BARIG business partner segment ‘Technology & Innovation’ with Amadeus and, thus, to considerably enhance our expertise in this area.”
“The technology used by the aviation industry is changing rapidly. Joint digital transformation and modernization together with our partners along the entire travel chain are the key to success,” comments Monika Wiederhold, Managing Director of Amadeus at Bad Homburg and Executive Vice President Airlines, Central and Eastern Europe of Amadeus.
“We’re united with the common goal: to build great journeys for the traveler. Following this strategy, we look forward to a strong and innovative dialogue with all BARIG members.”
Amadeus operates globally in over 190 markets and, in constant cooperation with the travel industry, develops professional IT solutions for airlines among others. In 2018 alone, Amadeus processed more than 580 million bookings for over 1.8 billion airline customers.