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Amadeus and Kayak Renew and Expand Commitment to Delivering Fast, High Quality Online Flight Comparison Experience  

  • Amadeus
  • 10.22.21
As consumer and business travel interest continue to ramp up, travelers will seek out quick and easy ways to compare all of their travel options in one place, making access to fast, high quality search results more important than ever. That’s why today, KAYAK and Amadeus are renewing and expanding their IT agreement, continuing the companies’ long-standing partnership and expanding its use of the Amadeus MetaConnect suite.

Offering a suite of travel solutions that delivers instant search results, Amadeus flight search technology will continue to power KAYAK’s ability to process billions of queries across its platforms every year making it easier to discover and compare low prices and flexible fares in one quick search.   

In addition to the companies working together to deliver quick and easy flight comparison shopping, the renewed partnership accelerates the adoption of Amadeus’ MetaConnect suite. With Amadeus MetaConnect, KAYAK also can create a streamlined search and assisted-booking flow for a top-quality user experience with higher conversion rates for airline.com partners. 

“Through our expanded agreement with Amadeus, we can continue innovating and testing new features without it impacting our users or our airline partners for an overall improved flight search experience,” said Ko Baryiames, KAYAK’s Chief Technology Officer. “As we head into the busy holiday travel season, traveler confidence is critical. Our goal is to continue delivering an excellent online shopping experience to our users by making the search and booking experience as easy as possible.” 

“KAYAK has been a key driver of our search innovation for many years, and we are thrilled to extend our partnership. It is more important than ever for travel leaders like KAYAK and Amadeus to collaborate together to rebuild travel,” said Angel Gallego, Executive Vice President, Travel Distribution, Amadeus. “Metasearch engines are instrumental in making travel accessible to all, and we will continue to push the envelope of creating the most powerful technology solutions that puts travel right at people’s fingertips.” 

Travel powers progress. Amadeus powers travel. Amadeus’ solutions connect travelers to the journeys they want through travel agents, search engines, tour operators, airlines, airports, hotels, cars and railways. We have developed our technology in partnership with the travel industry for over 30 years. We combine a deep understanding of how people travel with the ability to design and deliver the most complex, trusted, critical systems our customers need. In 2019, we helped connect over 1.9 billion people to local travel providers in over 190 countries.  

We are one company, with a global mindset and a local presence wherever our customers need us. Our purpose is to shape the future of travel. We are passionate in our pursuit of better technology that makes better journeys. Amadeus is an IBEX 35 company, listed on the Spanish Stock Exchange under AMS.MC. The company has also been recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the last nine years. To find out more about Amadeus, visit www.amadeus.com

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