Why Should Airlines Become UATP Merchants
Lower merchant service fees. Expand corporate market share. Battle core issues of cost saving initiatives, increased presence and market share - become a UATP Merchant!
Industry Product: Supporting the airline-owned Universal Air Travel Plan helps reduce the industry cost of accepting credit cards with their consistently increasing merchant service fees charged to airlines.
Lower Cost: Merchants pay the lowest merchant service fees on all UATP transactions, as compared to the higher rates charged by other T&E cards.
Pay Merchant Service Fees only on Segments You Fly: When a ticket is issued on your ticket stock and includes segments on another carrier, you pay merchant service fees only on the segments you fly. With other cards, when the ticket is written on your ticket stock, you pay merchant service fees on the entire ticket value.
No Cost to You: Merchants do not pay membership fees or annual dues for membership in UATP.
More Corporate Business: Studies show that increasing the number of payment options only increases your acceptance and improves your booked revenue. Thousands of corporations are compelled to procure their travel using only UATP because its tremendous benefits and will frequently pruchase a ticket on a UATP merchant when faced with an itinerary on a non-accepting airline.
Better Customer Service: UATP is a global product used by corporations around the world. You can provide better service to your corporate clients by accepting the UATP card when it is their preferred form of payment. As part of the airline community, UATP works closely with new Merchants to improve acceptance in various distribution channels while helping to increase awareness of the brand and its operation to your staff globally.
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