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Amadeus will integrate the world’s most popular back-end loyalty solution into its Altea Suite, boosting the revenue of its growing airline IT services unit.
In a blockbuster move, American Airlines and HP agreed to abandon their joint Passenger Service System project for the airline, and American hopes to select a new vendor with an existing reservations system soon.
HP may or may not be mulling a plan to shed its PC business, but new agreements with US Airways and Dollar Thrifty highlight how IT services and transportation will remain a core business.
With an integration of recently acquired AirTran on the agenda, Southwest Airlines has decided to delay a decison on selecting a new reservation system provider.