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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…

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Buyers Welcome Delta’s New No-Hassle Name Changes On Corporate Tickets

Delta Air Lines informed corporate accounts last week that it would allow no-fee name changes on unused tickets and ease the process of applying credits…

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Managing Unused Airline Tickets When Cash Is King

[UPDATE, April 6, 2020: Airlines must refund ticket and optional services purchases for flights they canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the U.S….

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CWT Takes Controlling Stake In China Joint Venture And Builds Proprietary, Locally Hosted Booking Tech

Industry consultants said CWT’s investment of millions of dollars into new products in China and the acquisition of a controlling stake in its joint venture…

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Under Amex’s Shadow, Travel Management Companies Tighten Payment Ties

BCD Travel on Thursday announced it would become UATP’s first travel management company issuer of lodge card accounts. An official from CWT said the TMC…

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Canadian Travel Firms Last Year Beat Back Visa Rules Mandating Card Security Codes, Skirting Issues Southwest Bookers Could Face

[UPDATE, June 14, 2019: Starting June 17, users of Southwest Airlines’ Swabiz corporate booking portal must insert their credit card’s three- or four-digit security code….

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UATP To Enable U.S. TMCs As Issuers

UATP for the first time will allow travel management companies to issue their own payment accounts. The program is starting in the United States as…

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