2013

SriLankan Airlines becomes the first carrier to sign for Altéa in the Indian Subcontinent

We acquire Newmarket International and are recognized as one of the top ranking companies investing in R&D.

SriLankan Airlines becomes the first carrier to sign for Altéa in the Indian Subcontinent, enabling both SriLankan Airlines and its sister airline, Mihin Lanka, to adopt Amadeus’ next generation IT suite in order to manage its mission-critical reservations, ticketing, inventory and departure control processes. Amadeus acquires Newmarket International, a leading provider of cloud-based group and event IT solutions to the hotel industry, for USD 500 million.
 
Amadeus is again awarded top sector ranking as European R&D leader in travel and tourism and maintained its top sector ranking as one of the leading companies in Europe for investment in Research & Development (R&D) according to the European Commission (EC).