WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UATP announced today that Cebu Pacific Air has joined its Network as a Merchant. Effective immediately, Cebu Pacific will accept UATP cards as payment.
Recognized as one of the most successful low-cost carriers in the Asia-Pacific, Cebu Pacific operates an extensive network with 33 Philippine and 24 international destinations.
"Cebu Pacific is committed to providing its trademark low fares to more travelers, including over 1,000 corporate accounts that we service today. We recognize the demand for UATP acceptance by corporate travelers. With UATP and its easy-to-use reporting system, we are able to make booking Cebu Pacific flights easier for companies worldwide," said Candice Iyog, Cebu Pacific Vice President – Marketing and Distribution.
"With business travel continuing to grow in the Asia-Pacific, adding Cebu Pacific to the Network is a strategic move for UATP as many of our Issuers are seeing the demand for acceptance by Cebu Pacific," said Ralph Kaiser, president and CEO, UATP. "We look forward to working with Cebu Pacific to help them expand their corporate market share."
CEB offers flights to 24 international destinations, namely Bali, Bangkok, Beijing, Brunei, Busan, Dubai, Guangzhou, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Hong Kong, Incheon (Seoul), Jakarta, Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Macau, Nagoya, Osaka, Phuket, Shanghai, Siem Reap, Singapore, Taipei, Tokyo and Xiamen. It also operates the most extensive network in the Philippines with destinations such as Boracay, Palawan and Coron.
CEB's 47-strong fleet is comprised of 10 Airbus A319, 27 Airbus A320, 2 Airbus A330 and 8 ATR-72 500 aircraft. It is one of the most modern aircraft fleets in the world. Between 2013 and 2021, Cebu Pacific will take delivery of 15 more brand-new Airbus A320, 30 Airbus A321neo, and 4 Airbus A330 aircraft.
For more information, visit UATP.COM or www.cebupacificair.com
UATP is a global payment solution owned and operated by the world's airlines and accepted by thousands of merchants for air, rail, hotel and travel agency payments. UATP offers easy-to-use data tools, DataStream(SM) and DataMine(SM), which provide comprehensive account details to Issuers and Corporate Subscribers for accurate travel management.
Accepted as a form of payment for corporate business travel worldwide by airlines, travel agencies and Amtrak®; UATP accounts are issued by: Aeromexico; Air New Zealand (ANZFF.PK); American Airlines (AAL); Austrian Airlines; China Eastern Airlines (CEA); Delta Air Lines (DAL); EL AL Israel Airlines; Etihad Airways; GOL Linhas aereas inteligentes S.A. (NYSE: GOL and Bovespa: GOLL4); Hahn Air; Japan Airlines (9201:JP); Malaysia Airlines; Qantas Airways (QUBSF.PK); Shandong Airlines; United Airlines (UAL); and US Airways (LCC).
About Cebu Air Inc. (CEB)
Cebu Air Inc. is the largest carrier in the Philippine air transportation industry, offering its low-cost services to more destinations and routes with higher flight frequency within the Philippines than any other airline.
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