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 April 10, 2014
Amadeus and Cathay Pacific Sign Extensive Content Agreement For Travel Agents

 Amadeus, a leading technology partner for the global travel industry, today announces the renewal of a distribution agreement with Cathay Pacific, the international flag carrier of Hong Kong.

Amadeus travel agents in Asia can continue to access the same level of Cathay Pacific and Dragonair fares, availability and functionality as per any other travel agency channel. Outside of Asia, Cathay Pacific and Dragonair's complete range of fares, availability and functionality is available to Amadeus users with the same conditions as their website, call centre and other travel agency channels.

With this agreement, Cathay Pacific and Dragonair will continue to benefit from unmatched global distribution through Amadeus' network of travel agencies worldwide. 40% of the world's travel agency air bookings are made through the Amadeus travel agency network today.

Angel Gallego, President, Amadeus Asia Pacific commented, "We are proud to reaffirm our commitment with Cathay Pacific, a giant amongst airlines, by extending our global content agreement. One of our key priorities is maintaining our long-term partnerships with leading airlines in the region, to ensure we deliver the widest range of content to our global network of customers."

Today, over 80% of air bookings made by travel agencies through the Amadeus system globally comes from carriers having signed content agreements with Amadeus.