Aeromexico Launches UATP Online Sales
WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, (Mexico City), now accepts all UATP corporate cards effective immediately at all points of sale including online at www.aeromexico.com.
"Mexico's corporate travel is growing rapidly and having online acceptance for our corporate clients globally is imperative," said Andres Conesa, Aeromexico's CEO. "We strive for excellence in our service and making the travel experience as easy as possible for our clients; with our multi-language web site and acceptance, our corporate travelers will receive the best quality possible at lower costs and more optimized processes."
Aeromexico is in a strong growth and expansion phase, including new aircraft, new routes and the continued enhancements to its partnerships globally.
"We have a strong partnership with Aeromexico and expanding UATP acceptance online, this strengthens the relationship," said President and CEO, Ralph Kaiser, UATP. "We look forward to continuing our work with Aeromexico and expanding our relationship and capitalize on new opportunities."
UATP accounts are accepted as a form of payment for corporate business travel worldwide by airlines, travel agencies and Amtrak®. UATP accounts are issued by: Air New Zealand (ANZFF.PK), American Airlines (NYSE: AMR), Austrian Airlines (AUALF.PK), China Eastern Airlines, Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL), Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL), EL AL Israel Airlines Ltd; GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (NYSE: GOL and Bovespa: GOLL4); Hahn Air; Japan Airlines (JALSY.PK); Qantas Airways, Ltd. (QUBSF.PK); United Airlines (Nasdaq: UAUA); and US Airways (NYSE: LCC). AirPlus International issues the UATP-based Company Account for: British Airways (LSE: BAY.L), Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL), and Lufthansa German Airlines.
About Grupo Aeromexico
Aeromexico, S.A.B. Ltd., is a holding company whose subsidiaries are engaged in commercial aviation in Mexico and the promotion of passenger loyalty programs. It has a fleet of Boeing 777, 767, 737 and the latest models of Embraer 145 and 190. As of this year, an important expansion plan began that includes the incorporation of 20 new planes and properties over the next 24 months.
Grupo Aeromexico operates its main hub out of Terminal 2 in the Mexico City International Airport. The Group's airlines operate over 550 daily flights to different cities in Mexico, the United States, Canada, Central and South America, as well as Europe and Asia.
Aeromexico is a founding member of SkyTeam, the global airline alliance comprised of the following 15 airlines: Aeroflot, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, CSA Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Kenya Airways, Korean Air, TAROM Romanian Air Transport and Vietnam Airlines. SkyTeam offers all partner airline passengers a large global network with more destinations and frequencies, and improved connectivity. Passengers can accrue and redeem miles with the different partners' loyalty programs and enjoy the convenience provided at 465 airport lounges worldwide. SkyTeam offers its 474 million annual passengers more than 14,000 daily flights to 926 destinations in 173 countries. www.skyteam.com
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