Air China joins UATP network

UATP has announced Air China, China´s national flag carrier, has joined the Network as a UATP issuer and will accept all UATP accounts as a form of payment, the company said.

The program will be spearheaded by Air China´s Corporate Sales team and is expected to bring world class account management solutions to help its customers better manage the complex task of corporate travel management.

UATP is a global payment network 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.

By January 2020, Air China had a fleet of 684 passenger aircraft and freighters of mainly Boeing and Airbus families (including those of the carriers which Air China has a majority stake in). It operates 453 routes, including 109 international routes, 16 regional routes and 328 domestic routes. It serves 187 cities in 43 countries and regions, including 65 international cities, 3 regional cities and 119 domestic cities.