Ben Hunt

Ben Hunt

Group Communications Director, Amadeus IT Group

Ben is a poacher-turned-gamekeeper who moved into corporate communications in 2006 following a career in journalism which included 7 years at the Financial Times. A technology enthusiast, he joined Amadeus in early 2013 from Nokia Siemens Networks, relocating from the UK, where he is very slowly learning Spanish and very quickly learning about Spanish wine. You can follow Ben on LinkedIn.

Southwest Airlines completes transition to Amadeus Altéa

Southwest Airlines and Amadeus today jointly announced the carrier’s transition to the Amadeus Altéa...

The realisation of digital innovation

How should the global aviation industry address the opportunities and challenges of digital disruption?...

Going beyond air travel to explore the Future Traveller Tribes of 2030

Through our Future Traveller Tribes 2030 research, we’ve gained a better Understanding of Tomorrow’s...


Amadeus publishes first quarter financial results

Today Amadeus published financial results for the first quarter of 2016. Further business wins, strong...

Looking back on a year of key partnerships and acquisitions

2015 was successful on many fronts for Amadeus, marked by a number of key partnerships and acquisitions....

Amadeus completes acquisition of Navitaire

Amadeus has completed the US$830m acquisition of Navitaire from Accenture. This acquisition marks an important...


Innovation elbows its way forward at IATA WPS

Proof that innovation comes in all shapes and sizes - and needn't necessarily come with an API - was on display...

Measuring the distance between satisfied and disgruntled at IATA WPS, day two

How to quantify the difference between a satisfied passenger and a disgruntled customer? Could it be as little...

WPS in Hamburg focuses on airline customer pain points and solutions

At an aviation conference named the 'World Passenger Symposium' it's not unreasonable for delegates to be asked...


Implementation of Lufthansa’s surcharge

With the introduction of Lufthansa's surcharge in the indirect channel tomorrow, Amadeus sent the following...

Playing the security line challenge (with some help from George Clooney)

“Never get behind old people. Their bodies are littered with hidden metal and they never seem to appreciate...

Amadeus Global Report 2014: Shaping a sustainable travel future

Amadeus people love travel, are passionate about the business of travel, and are proud that the technology...