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15 Middle East & North Africa airlines sign 10-year distribution agreement with Amadeus

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Today, 15 airlines from the Middle East & North Africa have entered into a 10-year framework agreement with Amadeus for distribution services, negotiated and led by the Arab Air Carriers Association. The airlines participating in the framework agreement to date carried 110 million passengers in 2016, meaning that these airlines will serve over 1 billion passengers during the 10 year duration of the agreement. The contract follows a previous 10 year agreement with 13 AACO airlines, signed in 2008.
For the participating AACO airlines, the partnership will drive economies of scale...
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Qatar Airways Is The First Airline In Africa And Middle East To Achieve Highest Certification

Qatar Airways Is The First Airline In Africa And Middle East To Achieve Highest Certification

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Qatar Airways recently achieved the International Air Transport Association's NDC Level 3 Certification, demonstrating its use of the latest technological standards in providing information about airfares and other services to customers and to travel agents or another third party.
NDC ensures that customers have fast access to full fare and travel product information, making for better decisions and easier transactions for travellers.
IATA has led this industry-wide initiative to standardise the way that airlines and travel service providers communicate with one another and customers. This...
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