Craig Bowen has joined UATP as Regional Commercial Manager, Oceania,
effective immediately. Bowen's focus will be to expand the UATP Network and
support the current UATP Issuers in the region, Qantas Airways and Air New
"I'm very pleased to be joining UATP at such an exciting time of
development and growth," stated Craig Bowen. "There are significant untapped
opportunities in the Oceania region for airlines and the corporate market in
general to capitalize on the various benefits and cost savings of the UATP
Bowen's experience in the travel industry includes more than 30 years in
Wholesale, Retail, Corporate, Online, Financial Services and IT/GDS. Before
UATP, Bowen worked as the eCommerce Manager for The Travel Corporation in
"Craig brings a vast amount of industry knowledge to UATP," said David
Holmes, Vice President, Global Sales. "We are very excited that he has joined
our team. His strengths and expertise will be instrumental in helping UATP to
grow its presence in this very important region."
UATP had a record breaking year in 2011 which they hope to recreate in
2012. UATP processed approximately US$ 13 billion, signed five new airline
Issuers and increased transaction volume from existing Issuers by 17%.
Contact Craig Bowen, Regional Commercial Director, Oceania at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UATP accounts are accepted as a form of payment for corporate business
travel worldwide by airlines, travel agencies and Amtrak®. UATP accounts are
issued by: Air New Zealand (ANZFF.PK); Aeromexico; American Airlines (OTC-PINK:
AAMRQ); Austrian Airlines; China Eastern Airlines Co., Ltd; Delta Air Lines
(NYSE:DAL); EL AL Israel Airlines Ltd; GOL Linhas aereas inteligentes S.A.
(NYSE: GOL and Bovespa: GOLL4); Hahn Air; Japan Airlines; Qantas Airways, Ltd.
(QUBSF. PK); United Airlines (NYSE: UAL); and US Airways (NYSE: LCC).
CONTACT: UATP Corporate Communications