Amadeus e-Travel has announced record-breaking revenues and passenger booking figures through the Amadeus e-Travel Airline Suite.

In the first half of 2006, airlines’ e-commerce passenger bookings processed by Amadeus e-Travel increased by 28 percent over the same period last year. This represents an overall online booking value of more than 2.6 billion Euros in six months through 250 websites in over 80 markets.

For the first time Amadeus e-Travel’s hosting services processed over four million air bookings in one month alone.

These services have been built by design to handle a simultaneous 300 percent increase across all customers, allowing them to focus on increasing their profitability and enhancing their user experience.

Jérôme Destors, commercial director, Amadeus e-Travel said, “We continue to invest tens of millions of Euros to stay at the forefront of e-commerce self-service solutions. With the proven reliability and flexibility of Amadeus e-Travel, we are well poised to further develop our solutions for tomorrow’s market.”

Seven new customers joined Amadeus e-Travel in this period - among them China Eastern, China Airlines, Kenya Airways and SilkAir - bringing the total number of network carriers using the Amadeus e-Travel Airline Suite to over 70.