By allowing its full-content agreements with GDS companies to expire, the group’s airlines no longer receive the substantial discounts on segment fees that the agreements provide. Amadeus reported a profit of €174 million ($185.9 million), a 7% increase from third-quarter 2014, on revenues of €988 million ($1.05 billion), up 15.7%. Distribution revenue increased 14%, to €672.5 million ($718.6 million), while airline and hotel IT solutions revenue increased 19.5%, to €315.6 million ($337.3 million). In an example of Amadeus’ “commitment to supporting its airline partners in realizing their full revenue potential,” Luis Maroto, Amadeus’ president and chief executive officer, noted that 25 airlines have contracted for its Fare Families merchandising solution, and 18 have been implemented. Get the full story at Travel Market Report Read also "Travel agents save the day as Lufthansa strike strands thousands" at Travel Market Report