ALTA Collaborates with UATP to Co-host Airline Distribution 2013

       ALTA Collaborates with UATP to Co-host Airline Distribution 2013

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON and MIAMI, Nov. 15, 2012

WASHINGTONand MIAMI, Nov. 15,2012 /PRNewswire/ --UATP and the Latin
American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) will host Airline
Distribution 2013, the interactive global forum dedicated to distribution
issues facing today's airline industry. Airline Distribution 2013 will take
place 16-18 April at the InterContinental Miami.

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"Airline Distribution is an excellent opportunity for attendees to learn from
industry experts and their experiences with today's complex distribution
issues," said Ralph Kaiser, President and CEO, UATP. "We look forward to
hosting this forum with ALTA. With more than three decades of experience in
the industry, ALTA will provide an immeasurable amount of knowledge and
information to the attendees."

Airline Distribution is UATP's annual conference that focuses on significant
distribution issues affecting airlines worldwide. It is a neutral forum that
allows attendees to contribute ideas among industry leaders who are working to
solve the complicated distribution questions facing airlines today.

"Airline Distribution brings together some of our industry's greatest minds to
solve the complex issues airlines all over the world are experiencing today,"
said Alex de Gunten, Executive Director, ALTA. "We are proud to be a part of
this event that is so important to our industry and helping shape the
direction of its future."

UATP has been hosting Airline Distribution for over ten (10) years. The event
draws industry experts from around the globe, offering unparalleled education
and networking opportunities, focusing on the many facets of airline
distribution. Airline Distribution 2013 will feature industry updates on such
items as "direct connect" and the Latin American market, along with airline
executive keynotes and roundtables focusing on the keys to driving growth and

To learn more about Airline Distribution 2013, please visit:

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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 (ANZFF.PK); American Airlines (AAMRQ.PK); Austrian
Airlines; China Eastern Airlines Co., Ltd; Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL); EL AL
Israel Airlines Ltd; GOL Linhas aereas inteligentes S.A. (NYSE: GOL and
Bovespa: GOLL4); Japan Airlines (9201:JP); Qantas Airways, Ltd. (QUBSF.PK);
United Airlines (NYSE: UAL); and US Airways (NYSE: LCC).

AirPlus International issues the UATP-based Company Account for: British
Airways; United Airlines (NYSE: UAL); Swiss International Air Lines AG; Air
China Limited and Lufthansa German Airlines.

About ALTA

ALTA (Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association) is a private,
non-profit organization, whose member airlines represent more than 90 percent
of the region's commercial air traffic. ALTA coordinates the collaborative
efforts of its members in order to facilitate the development of safer, more
efficient and environmentally friendly air transport in the Latin America and
Caribbean region for the mutual benefit of the association's members, their
customers and the industry. Visit ALTA at

Member Airlines: ABSA, AeroGal, Aerolíneas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Aeromexico
Connect, Air Jamaica, Avianca, Avianca Brasil, Aviateca, Bahamasair, Caribbean
Airlines, Cayman Airways, Copa Airlines, Copa Airlines Colombia, Cubana de
Aviación, GOL, InselAir, Lacsa, LAN, LAN Argentina, LAN Cargo, LAN Colombia,
LANCO, LAN Ecuador, LAN Express, LAN Peru, LIAT, MasAir, TACA, TACA Peru, TAM,
TAM Mercosur, TAME, Volaris Associate Members: Air Canada, Delta Air Lines,
Iberia, JetBlue Airways, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, UPS
Affiliate Members: Airbus, Air Lease Corp., Airline Business, Amadeus,ARINC,
Ascend, ATR, AvGroup, Avio-Diepen, Bain & Company, Barfield, Boeing,
Bombardier, CFM, Chromalloy, Embraer, GE Aviation, Hahn Air, HEICO, Holland &
Knight, ICF SH&E, ILFC, Ilyushin Finance Co., Lufthansa Consulting, Lufthansa
Systems, MARSH Aviation,Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation, OAG, Petrobras
Aviation, Pratt & Whitney, Rockwell Collins, ROUTES, SABRE Airline Solutions,
SHELL Aviation, SITA, SNECMA, SpencerStuart, Superjet International,
Travelport, Travel Guard Worldwide, UATP, Wencor, Willis Aerospace.

UATP Corporate Communications
Wendy Ward,
+1 202 626 4077


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