UATP Strengthens Network by Adding Spirit Airlines as a Merchant

Jan 16, 2018 | Press Release

Effective immediately, the Ultra-Low Cost Carrier accepts UATP for ticket sales

Washington D.C., 9 January 2018 – UATP is pleased to announce that Spirit Airlines, the largest Ultra-Low Cost Carrier in the US, has become a UATP airline Merchant and now accepts all UATP accounts as form of payment.

“Spirit Airlines has partnered with UATP to allow travel industry partners, such as Cruise Lines, more choices when it comes to payment methods,” said Richard Lowry Senior Director Distribution & Sales, Spirit Airlines. “UATP is the preferred form of payment for the Air & Sea departments of many of the world’s leading cruise lines.  Spirit Airlines’ low fares and service to many cruise line port cities make the airline popular with many cruise passengers. By partnering with UATP it allows partners to use their preferred payment method. We at Spirit Airlines continue to listen to our partners and Guests in order to provide a better travel experience.”

“Spirit Airlines recognized the value of expanding their payment channels to include UATP so they can provide more payment choices to this growing market,” said Ralph Kaiser, President and CEO, UATP. “Adding UATP acceptance also allows Spirit Airlines to tap into UATP’s alternative form of payment infrastructure to offer additional popular payment options.”

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