2002

British Airways and Qantas are now full Amadeus system users

British Airways and Qantas becomes full Amadeus system users

British Airways and Qantas are now full Amadeus system users, this is a step forward in the creation of new generation inventory and departure control systems for these two respected airlines but also but also confirms Amadeus’ position in the airline technology marketplace. We launch our global business unit for online corporate and leisure travel solutions.
 
We announce our acquisition of SMART, the NMC for Scandinavia, Latvia and Lithuania. 5 months later it also acquires START Amadeus the German NMC. Amadeus us elected by TravelSky Technology, China’s only computer reservation system, as the country’s first official GD for providing non-air products. Amadeus becomes the first GDS to enable 7,000 Chinese travel agencies to book hotels, car rental and other related products worldwide.