UATP Adds Low-Fare Giant easyJet as New Merchant

All UATP Corporate Cards Now Accepted on 
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- UATP continues its European expansion,
adding easyJet as its newest Merchant effective immediately.  To meet customer
demands, easyJet chose UATP as a form of payment while expanding its European
market share in the airline industry. 
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"Customer demand and low-fare pricing is what continues to drive the
market throughout the UK and Europe," says David Osborne, UK regional general
manager, easyJet.  "easyJet focuses on meeting these needs with point-to-point
air services throughout our network.  The demand for UATP acceptance by our
corporate clients convinced easyJet to become a UATP merchant. This is in line
with our mission of good value through UATP's low-cost network and global
easyJet was founded with the mission to keep costs low while providing
excellent quality and customer service by eliminating unnecessary costs and
frills experienced by other airlines.  Keeping distribution costs low has been
a key component of easyJet's success through the use of the internet where
approximately 95% of its seats are sold.  UATP will enhance easyJet's
strategic plan through UATP's mission of helping airlines lower distribution
costs with low merchant service fees and global network available to all
corporate travelers. 
"Europe continues to see growth and profitability; easyJet has positioned
itself to capture these opportunities by including UATP in its overall
strategy," said President and CEO Ralph Kaiser, UATP.  "easyJet is a leader in
the airline industry and by accepting UATP it will be able to increase its
market share in the corporate travel arena.  Companies will profit from the
relationship between UATP and easyJet through the low-fare pricing offered by
easyJet and superior data management capabilities through UATP and AirPlus,
UATP's largest Issuer." 
easyJet offers low-fare daily flights to most of Europe's leisure and
business destinations, selling direct to passengers with one of the world's
youngest fleets.  New routes are continuously being added to fulfill consumer
demand while keeping costs low.  Corporate travelers can now access easyJet's
expansive network with all UATP cards -- book your flight today at! 

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UATP accounts are accepted as a form of payment for corporate business
travel by airlines and travel agencies worldwide. UATP accounts are issued by:
Aer Lingus, Air New Zealand, American Airlines (NYSE: AMR), Austrian Airlines,
Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL), Delta Air Lines, Japan Airlines
(NasdaqOTC: JALSY), Qantas Airways, Ltd., United Airlines (Nasdaq: UAUA), and
US Airways (UAIRQ.OB). AirPlus International issues the UATP-based Company
Account for: British Airways (NYSE: BAB), Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) and
Lufthansa German Airlines. 

    Press contact:
    Wendy L. Ward
    +1 202 626 4077

Wendy L. Ward of UATP, +1-202-626-4077 or
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