Universal Air Travel Plan, Inc.

Over 40 International Airlines Will Attend
UATP Annual Conference & Infosearch Forum

Washington (ots-PRNewswire) - Universal Air Travel Plan, Inc. (UATP) announced today that over 40 international airlines are confirmed to attend the company's Annual Conference and InfoSearch Forum in Las Vegas at the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino. On November 8, 2000, the Annual Conference will showcase UATP initiatives and achievements from year 2000. Robert Baker, Vice Chairman of American Airlines will present, "UATP-The Beginning." Mr. Baker's father helped establish the initial UATP program and has a legacy of involvement. UATP employees will present an overview of programs and accomplishments. The UATP InfoSearch Forum will be held November 9, 2000. UATP staff will moderate the forum, featuring panelists from member airlines. Topics of discussion include "The UATP Business Case," "Examples from Successful UATP Programs," "The Enhanced UATP Value Proposition," and "UATP Systems, Resources and Brand Benefits." Panelists will include representatives from Air New Zealand, Ansett Australia, British Airways, Continental Airlines, Japan Airlines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Lufthansa Airlines, and Swissair. Richard Crum, President and Chairman of UATP, said, "With record-breaking attendance anticipated at this year's events, we will have the opportunity to convey the importance of the UATP product to the airline industry and it's corporate clientele. As I present the 'UATP -- Past Present and Future,' I will remind the attendees of the benefits, communicate the milestones surpassed, as well as introduce forecasted goals. I am delighted to have the knowledge and experience represented by our international panelists and expect to have the most successful conference and forum to date." Universal Air Travel Plan Inc., formerly known as the Air Travel Card(R), is the world's first business travel payment system. Founded in 1936, UATP was an early innovator and pioneer in the charge card industry, developing such industry standards as the magnetic strip and lodged accounts. Owned and operated by each card-issuing airline, it offers the lowest administrative cost of any charge product. With annual global billings of over US$8 billion, UATP is utilized by corporations around the world to better manage their travel expenses. Airlines currently issuing UATP accounts include Aer Lingus, Air New Zealand (ANZBF), Alitalia, Ansett Australia, American Airlines (AMR), British Airways (BAB), Continental (CAL), Delta Air Lines (DAL), Japan Airlines (JAPNY), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM), Lufthansa German Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines System, Swissair, Trans World Airlines (TWA), United Airlines (UAL) and US Airways (U). For more information on UATP, please visit UATP.com. ots Original Text Service: Universal Air Travel Plan, Inc. Internet: http://recherche.newsaktuell.de Contact: Rana Walker, Communications/PR Manager of Universal Air Travel Plan, Inc., 202-626-4009, or rwalker@uatp.com Web site: http://www.uatp.com Original-Content von: Universal Air Travel Plan, Inc., übermittelt durch news aktuell

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