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Chase and UATP will make it easy for airlines to accept Chase Pay

Donnerstag, 06.12.2018 16:05 von PR Newswire

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WILMINGTON, Del. and WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- UATP - the airline-owned payment network - and Chase, are making it easier for airlines to accept Chase Pay as a payment and checkout option in their own apps and websites, by enabling a network-wide connection. Chase is the leading card issuer in the country and has relationships with half of all households in the U.S.

UATP is a global payment solution owned and operated by the world's airlines and accepted by thousands of merchants for air, rail and travel agency payments. UATP connects airlines to Alternative Forms of Payment which can expand reach and generate incremental sales globally. 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. UATP is accepted as a form of payment for corporate business travel worldwide by airlines, travel agencies and Amtrak; UATP accounts are issued by: Aeromexico, APG Airlines, Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Air Niugini, American Airlines, Austrian Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Delta Air Lines, EL AL Israel Airlines, Etihad Airways, Frontier Airlines, GOL Linhas aereas inteligentes S.A., Hahn Air; Japan Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas Airways, Shandong Airlines, Transavia Airlines, TUIfly GmbH, Turkish Airline, United Airlines, and WestJet. AirPlus International issues the UATP-based Company Account for: British Airways and Lufthansa German Airlines. (PRNewsFoto/Universal Air Travel Plan, Inc.)

Chase Pay is a mobile app and digital engagement platform for all Chase customers with an eligible personal Chase Visa debit or credit card that allows them to pay online, in app and at merchant locations, quickly, easily and securely.

"Making checkout easier with Chase Pay will make it more convenient for our customers to book and enjoy travel," said Jennifer Roberts, head of digital products and Chase Pay at Chase.

"UATP works diligently to meet the traveling customer's demand for new payment types and rewards. Adding Chase Pay both meets that demand and expands the UATP Network base," stated Ralph Kaiser, President and CEO, UATP.  "We've had requests for Chase Pay from our carrier Members as well, and look forward to successfully delivering these capabilities through our partnership with Chase."

Chase customers today can use Chase Pay to checkout out at many places, including airport restaurants and shops, gas stations, parking garages, retailers and grocery stores. Customers can use all of their eligible Chase Cards, using their existing Chase credentials for security and convenience. To learn more, visit www.ChasePay.com.

About UATP
UATP is a global payment solution owned and operated by the world's airlines and accepted by thousands of merchants for air, rail and travel agency payments. UATP connects airlines to Alternative Forms of Payment which can expand reach and generate incremental sales globally. UATP offers easy-to-use data tools, DataStreamSM and DataMineSM, which provide comprehensive account details to issuers and Corporate Subscribers for accurate travel management.

About Chase
Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. Chase serves nearly half of America's households with a broad range of financial services, including personal banking, credit cards, mortgages, auto financing, investment advice, small business loans and payment processing. Customers can choose how and where they want to bank: 5,100 branches, 16,000 ATMs, mobile, online and by phone. For more information, go to Chase.com.

CONTACT: Wendy Ward, 202-250-4665, wward@uatp.com

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