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Air France-KLM Renews Amadeus Agreement and Launches New Economy Offer in Travel Agency Channel

Air France-KLM Renews Amadeus Agreement and Launches New Economy Offer in Travel Agency Channel

Air France-KLM and Amadeus have renewed their content agreement guaranteeing access to the full range of fares and inventory relating to more than 74.8 million seats and 90,000 flights operated annually by Air France and KLM. The agreement also includes the content of regional airlines in the group.

Optional services such as Economy Comfort for KLM or Seat+ for Air France will be offered using the Amadeus Airline Ancillary Services solution (AAAS). Air France has also launched the ‘New Economy Offer’ available to 58 destinations on the short- and medium-haul network, allowing travel agents to give the customer an option that will allow choosing between the all-inclusive fare and a MiNi fare.

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Jean Wieviorka, SVP Global Sales and Distribution, Air France-KLM, said: “We are very pleased to reach this agreement, which fits in the Transform plan of the Group. This is a great move forward in our long-term relationship with Amadeus. The extension of the content agreement supports Air France-KLM strategy to give Amadeus travel agents worldwide an efficient access to our wide range of services, fares and options.”

“We are delighted with the extension of the content agreement, which reinforces our relationship with Air France-KLM,” said Holger Taubmann Senior Vice President, Distribution, Amadeus. “This is an important step within the overall Amadeus strategy to secure long-term content agreements with leading airlines worldwide. Given the important role that travel agency distribution plays, long-term content agreements like this provide stability to both airlines and travel agencies alike.”

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, editor and proofreader for 53 years, and ITTN's News & Features Editor for 43 years. His travel blog is at www.thetravelbuddhist.com.

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