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Forward Thrust

Forward Thrust

UATP President and CEO Ralph Kaiser outlines today’s expanded options and the future trends in global payment solutions By Mark Rowh, BTE You might expect an entity that's been around since 1936 to have something of an old-fashioned outlook. But that's certainly not...

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Forward Thrust

Fare Game

With airline change fees gone, automated reshopping for lower ticket prices can be a real cost saver Predicting changes in airfares with any degree of certainty seems to be an impossible task. But as prices go up and down, the possibility of monitoring and locking in...

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DRCT Aims to Bridge Airline, TMC Connections

DRCT Aims to Bridge Airline, TMC Connections

Airline content aggregator startup DRCT is positioning itself as a "neo-airline," connecting its airline partners directly to travel sellers with AI technology to optimize demand and pricing, including New Distribution Capability content. So far, DRCT has built up...

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Is NDC keeping up with consumer needs?

Is NDC keeping up with consumer needs?

By Alice Ferrari, CEO, Kyte Last week Kyte was in Lisbon attending the UATP annual conference on Airline Distribution. I was invited to speak on a panel o discuss NDC's roll out in the industry together with Steve Domin, CEO of Duffel, Jorge Diaz, CEO of Air Gateway,...

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DRCT Aims to Bridge Airline, TMC Connections

AJG gets back to business travel as usual – and more

Harriet Washburn, sourcing director at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. charts the company's rapid return towards pre-Covid business travel volumes “Our business travel has returned with such vigour that our vendors are commenting that we will definitely meet and likely...

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Forward Thrust

The Coming Convergence

The promise of an end-to-end business travel solution is nearing reality – so what’s holding up the revolution? By Bryan Yurcan Despite advancements in the digitization of financial services and payments in many aspects of everyday life, corporate travel booking and...

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Uber has partnered with UATP to integrate Uber Wallet

Uber has partnered with UATP to integrate Uber Wallet

Uber for Business collaborated with UATP to enable corporate travelers to benefit from UATP's integration with the Uber wallet. Universal Air Travel Plan, Inc. or UATP is a privately owned global payment network of the world's airlines and accepted by thousands of...

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DRCT Aims to Bridge Airline, TMC Connections

UATP, Uber for Business Sign Acceptance Pact

Corporate travelers soon will be able to use UATP accounts for rides with Uber as well as orders through Uber Eats, thanks to a new partnership between the airline-owned payment network and Uber for Business, under which UATP will be added as a payment option within...

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Digital Transactions News Briefs from 9/29/21

Digital Transactions News Briefs from 9/29/21

The air-travel payments provider UATP said its platform will be integrated with Uber Wallet, allowing travelers to use their UATP accounts with Uber and Uber Eats. Discover Network said it will work with Phood Solutions Inc., a food-payment and delivery platform for...

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