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Airlines Say Wheels Up To Pay-By-Bank Payments

Airlines Say Wheels Up To Pay-By-Bank Payments

Payments don’t always have to be just about the cards.That’s the big message being sent throughout the payments world as PSD2 and other FinTech efforts spark innovation and give consumers, companies and other organizations more methods to pay — methods that better...

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INTERVIEW: Farelogix CEO Jim Davidson

INTERVIEW: Farelogix CEO Jim Davidson

By: Jay BoehmerMarch 25, 2019Sabre's $360 million acquisition of Farelogix, announced in November, is expected to close midyear. That is later than excepted, as the U.S. Department of Justice is taking a deeper look at the proposed transaction, Sabre CEO Sean Menke...

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UATP Partners With Conferma Pay on Virtual Card

UATP Partners With Conferma Pay on Virtual Card

By Business Travel Executive UATP, the payment solution owned by airlines; and Conferma Pay, a payment technology company, have launched a partnership to bring virtual card payment technology to airlines and travel agencies. With virtual payment, a unique, one-time...

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UATP Rolls Out Virtual Cards with Conferma

UATP Rolls Out Virtual Cards with Conferma

By Adam Perrotta, BTNUATP has launched a virtual card issuance and delivery platform powered by Conferma Pay. Integrated directly at point of sale in all major global distribution systems, more than 100 booking tools and 500 travel management companies, the service is...

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Why Airlines Need To Get Their Wheels Up On Alt Payments

Why Airlines Need To Get Their Wheels Up On Alt Payments

Time is up.That — according to CEO Kristian Gjerding of CellPoint Mobile and CEO Ralph Kaiser of Universal Air Travel Plan (UATP) — is the reality that airlines and other travel vertical players must wrap their minds around when it comes to thinking beyond card...

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UATP Bolsters Exec Team after Record 2018

UATP Bolsters Exec Team after Record 2018

By Adam Perrotta, BTNFresh off a record-breaking 2018, UATP has added four members to its executive team as it grows its corporate charge card and alternative forms of payment processing business areas.Zach Ornelas will lead the global network sales department as VP,...

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Airline Payment Network UATP Hires New Chief Legal Officer

Airline Payment Network UATP Hires New Chief Legal Officer

By Phillip Bantz | February 05, 2019Airline-owned payment network Universal Air Travel Plan Inc. has appointed Dave Goldwin, former in-house attorney for WebMD LLC, as its new chief legal officer.Dave Goldwin will represent the company on commercial and legal affairs,...

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