For Immediate Release
|Title:||Insel Air Strengthens Competitive Edge as UATP Merchant|
WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Insel Air International B.V., Willemstad, Curacao, has joined the UATP Network as a Merchant and now accepts all UATP corporate cards, a move which will provide their corporate travelers their desired form of payment.
Insel Air’s mission is to generate greater connectivity within the Pan-American region. Accepting UATP for payment will help achieve this vision by giving their corporate clients more choice when traveling to one of their 16 international destinations.
“Partnering with UATP allowed us to address the needs of our growing corporate client base while simultaneously providing Insel Air with the payment solutions needed to remain competitive in this market,” said Jurgen Lippinkhof, chief commercial officer, Insel Air. “Building UATP into our business plan will support our focus on successfully capturing market share.”
“The corporate travel market is quickly expanding, increasing the need for additional payment options,” said Ralph Kaiser, president and CEO, UATP. “Accepting UATP positions Insel Air to capture the growing corporate client market.”
Insel Air is an IOSA certified airline and member of ALTA. They began operations in 2006 with the focus of connecting the Pan-American region, while concentrating on safety, on-time performance and customer service. Insel Air has a fleet of 11 aircrafts that operate approximately 46 flights a day.
UATP is a global payment solution owned and operated by the world’s airlines and accepted by thousands of merchants for air, rail, hotel, cruise and travel agency payments. UATP offers easy-to-use tools, DataStream SM and DataMine SM which provide comprehensive data to Issuers and Corporate Subscribers for accurate travel management.
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: Aeromexico; Air New Zealand (ANZFF.PK); American Airlines (AAMRQ.PK); Austrian Airlines; China Eastern Airlines (NYSE: CEA); Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL); EL AL Israel Airlines; Etihad Airways; GOL Linhas aereas inteligentes S.A. (NYSE: GOL and Bovespa: GOLL4); Hahn Air; Japan Airlines (9201:JP); Malaysia Airlines; Qantas Airways (QUBSF.PK); Shandong Airlines; United Airlines (NYSE: UAL); and US Airways (NYSE: LCC).