WASHINGTON, Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TRIP Linhas Aereas, the largest regional airline in South America, is the latest airline to join UATP to address the needs of its corporate travelers and now accepts all UATP corporate cards, effective immediately at all points of sale, including online at www.voetrip.com.br.
"In order to attend to the business travelers' high demand, we decided to join the UATP Network in efforts to expand our corporate market share in the region," said Jose Mario, president of TRIP Linhas Aereas. "Excellence in service is a priority to TRIP Linhas Aereas and to meet specific customer needs, we need to fulfill the requests for UATP Acceptance."Client satisfaction is the core value behind TRIP Linhas Aereas and it concentrates on providing excellent service based on flexibility and technology. "Airlines are listening to corporate customers and building UATP into successful business strategies," said President and CEO Ralph Kaiser, UATP. "As the increasing challenge for market share gain continues, TRIP joined UATP to position itself to capitalize on new opportunities." Since 1998, TRIP Linhas Aereas has provided transport service in Brazil, and has expanded operations to some touristic routes including Fernando de Noronha, Natal and Recife. After 13 years of activity, the company flies to more than 80 cities, serving both tourists and business travelers. About UATP: UATP accounts are accepted as a form of payment for corporate business travel worldwide by airlines, travel agencies and Amtrak®. UATP accounts are issued by: Air New Zealand (ANZFF.PK); American Airlines (NYSE: AMR); Austrian Airlines (AUALF.PK); China Eastern Airlines Co., Ltd; Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL); Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL); EL AL Israel Airlines Ltd; GOL Linhas aereas inteligentes S.A. (NYSE: GOL and Bovespa: GOLL4); Japan Airlines (JALSY.PK); Qantas Airways, Ltd. (QUBSF.PK); United Airlines (Nasdaq: UAL); and US Airways (NYSE: LCC). AirPlus International issues the UATP-based Company Account for: British Airways (LSE: BAY.L); Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL); and Lufthansa German Airlines.
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