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Jumia’s launch of a new Flights Marketplace in partnership with Amadeus paves way for travel innovation in Africa

(Amadeus): All eyes are on Africa as a trendsetter in travel innovation as the continent saw the launch of a new and unique Travel Marketplace this month.

Powered by Amadeus technology, Jumia Travel has created a platform that will enable travel agents, airlines and travel websites to bring their best flight content online. Current statistics indicate that 90% of the flight market is still offline while only 10% exists online.

……“Jumia is continuously investing significantly in developing innovative products for travellers and flight content providers that will enable them to revolutionise their operations and increase revenue,” says Sérgio Figueiredo, Jumia’s Head of Flights. “We understand the market and address its needs. A competitive platform will harmonise all content providers to offer low rates and fees in a bid to meet an increasing traveller demand for unbeatable services at the lowest price.”……

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