Aerolineas Star Peru New UATP Merchant

Star Peru Addresses Corporate Demands, Joins UATP Network

Sep 01, 2010, 08:00 ET from UATP

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerolineas Star Peru, Lima, chose UATP to address the needs of its corporate travelers and now accepts all UATP corporate cards effective immediately at all points of sale including online at  

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"Peru is in a growth phase for corporate travel and we chose to join the UATP Network in efforts to expand our corporate market share in the region," said, Roman Kasianov, General Manager, Star UP S.A..  "We strive for excellence in our service and it quickly became apparent that to grow our corporate market share and meet customer demands, we needed to fulfill the requests for UATP acceptance."

Client satisfaction is the core value behind Star Peru and it concentrates on providing excellent service based on flexibility, technology and social responsibility.  

"Airlines are listening to corporate customers and building UATP into successful business strategies," said President and CEO, Ralph Kaiser, UATP.  "As the increasing challenge for market share gain continues, Star Peru joined UATP to position itself to capitalize on new opportunities."

Star Peru has been serving Peru since 1997, beginning its operations with porter and charter services.  In 2004, a commercial operation to domestic routes began and was the fastest growing airline in Peru, now serving 10 domestic destinations.

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About UATP

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 (Pink Sheets: ANZFF), American Airlines (NYSE: AMR), Austrian Airlines (Pink Sheets: AUALF), 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); Japan Airlines (Pink Sheets: JALSY), Qantas Airways, Ltd. (Pink Sheets: QUBSF), 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 Star Peru

Star Peru was founded in May 1997 and contributes to the economic and social development of Peru by promoting different tourist destinations from a cultural perspective. Star Peru operates with a vision of establishing value for its clients based on Flexibility, Technology and Social Responsibility in its fleet of aircraft with a team of professionals with wide commitment to service, warmth and customer focus.


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