American Airlines To Use ATPCO, UATP For Prepaid Program Enhancements

American Airlines is building a new platform for its prepaid AirPass program and enticing potential enrollees with lower minimums. The promotion targets high-end leisure travelers and small businesses, but companies of all sizes use the program. While bulk buying a product doesn't seem like something people think about when they're barely using that product, the concept of prepaying airfares has some appeal in an uncertain pricing environment.

AirPass and United Airlines' similar PassPlus program use fixed pricing during one-year contract terms, essentially creating systemwide guaranteed fare structures. They require upfront investments and provide . . .

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Author: David Jonas

David Jonas in 2006 co-founded business media firm after ten years as a journalist with Business Travel News. David rejoined BTN in 2010 as executive editor when its parent company acquired ProMedia, and in 2014 co-created The Company Dime. David has a bachelor's degree in communications from Cornell University.
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