Aeromexico UATP-Based Corporate Travel Payment Program Reports Record Month
UATP Program Continues to Break Records in First Six Months
PANAMA CITY, Nov. 15, 2012
PANAMA CITY, Nov. 15,2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ALTA Forum -- Aeromexico, Mexico's
global airline, reported today another record breaking month in its UATP
corporate travel program with month over month growth of over 20%. The last
month Aeromexico recorded over 26,000 transactions with more than 100
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"Launching Aeromexico's UATP program is part of our strategic initiative to
balance our expansion plans globally," stated Andres Conesa, CEO, Aeromexico.
"We have had significant growth in a very short time frame with our UATP
program and expect to see continued growth as we expand not only
geographically, but bringing new products to market with our UATP program."
Aeromexico has broken records for launching and growing a UATP program; from
signing the final contracts and starting a pilot program within two (2) months
to total volume growth on newly launched programs. The program has moved from
a direct bill initiative within Mexico, to having other account types,
including pre-paid, and accounts in Brazil and the United States. The product
availability in multi-lingual and multi-currency has helped Aeromexico in its
growth initiatives by enabling several products to be launched throughout the
globe. Strategic plans ensure for large corporate market share and new
products launched by Aeromexico globally.
"Aeromexico has embraced all that UATP has to offer, utilizing our data tools
DataStream and DataMine, as well as using the UATP Network to its fullest
advantage by quickly moving programs onto the UATP rails to accomplish its
strategic goal of global growth and increasing corporate market share," said
Ralph Kaiser, president and CEO, UATP. "Aeromexico has been very aggressive
in its planning and launching of their UATP Program; we look forward to seeing
the continued growth and expansion from Aeromexico."
Aeromexico is utilizing UATP's data tools, DataStream and DataMine to complete
its corporate program, creating the most comprehensive reporting and data
information in the marketplace.
For more information, please visit http://uatp.com or www.aeromexico.com
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 Grupo Aeromexico
Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V. is a holding company whose subsidiaries are
engaged in commercial aviation in Mexico and the promotion of passenger
loyalty programs. Its fleet includes Boeing 777, 767 and 737 aircraft and the
latest Embraer 145, 170 and 190 models. The carrier announced a major
expansion plan in 2011 to acquire 20 new and wholly owned aircraft including
ten Embraer 190 and ten Boeing 737-8 NG airplanes. Aeromexico will take
delivery of nine 787-8 Dreamliners over the next three years. Moreover, in
2012, Aeromexico announced the most significant fleet investment program in
Mexican aviation history: the acquisition of 100 new owned aircraft including
90 Boeing 737-800 MAX and 10 more Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner airplanes.
Grupo Aeromexico operates its main hub out of Terminal 2 in the Mexico City
International Airport. The Group's airlines operate over 600 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 18 airlines: Aeroflot, Aerolineas Argentinas,
Aeromexico, 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, Saudia, TAROM Romanian Air Transport, Vietnam
Airlines and Middle East 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 525
airport lounges worldwide. SkyTeam offers its 552 million annual passengers
more than 15,000 daily flights to 1,000 destinations in 187 countries.
UATP Corporate Communications
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