Hahn Air’s Jörg Troester re-elected to UATP Board of Directors

Mar 22, 2017 | Press Release

Dreieich, 22 March 2017 – For the third time in a row, Jörg Troester, Head of Corporate Strategy at Hahn Air, has been re-appointed as a board member of Universal Air Travel Plan, Inc. (UATP). Since 2000, the UATP board of directors, with ten members elected from a pool of shareholder airlines, serves as the governing body for the corporation. The new board will assemble for the first time at the UATP conference “Airline Distribution 2017” which takes place in Hong Kong on 21st and 22nd March.

With over 20 years of experience in the aviation industry, Troester is an expert in the field of airline distribution and the author of various white papers which have significantly influenced industry relevant legislation. He is a member of the board of European Regions Airline Association (ERA) and also represents Hahn Air at various IATA conferences.

“I am very honoured to continue serving UATP as a member of the board to support one of the oldest card payment networks in the world in its future development to be the first choice of payment for airlines’ and their corporate customers”, says Troester.

“UATP is very pleased to have Jörg continue on the Board.  Not only will the company benefit from Jörg’s experience, but the entire industry will as well” said Ralph Kaiser, UATP President and Chairman of the Board of Directors.

UATP is the low cost payment network privately owned by the world’s airlines. UATP streamlines billing and provides travel managers with detailed activity reports about travelers’ carriers, destinations and travel itineraries. Airlines, travel agencies and rail networks accept UATP as a low-cost form of payment for air and rail travel, service fees, management fees and net fares. Many corporate clients use UATP as their preferred form of payment.

Hahn Air is a German scheduled airline that has specialised in distribution services for other airlines since 1999. With its ticketing solutions, it covers 190 markets and partners with 300 air, rail and shuttle partners and 100,000 travel agencies worldwide.

More information about Hahn Air can be found at www.hahnair.com.