Frontier Airlines Selects Accertify to Provide Online Fraud Protection


Accertify Continues to Build Airline Client Roster, Reinforcing Position as Risk Management Provider of Choice for the Travel Industry


CHICAGO, IL – August 25, 2011

Accertify, a leading fraud prevention and risk management provider, announced today that Frontier Airlines, a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, has signed an agreement to leverage Accertify’s comprehensive risk management platform to detect and resolve payment fraud. 

“As consumers’ options for booking tickets expand into new channels, we have found that airlines are increasingly vulnerable to fraud,” said Jeff Liesendahl, CEO of Accertify, an American Express company. “With Accertify’s extensive experience in the airline industry and our flexible range of capabilities, we can tailor our risk management platform to fit Frontier’s specific needs and reduce the unique threats to their business today.” 

Headquartered in Denver, Frontier Airlines operates flights to more than 80 destinations throughout the United States, Mexico and Costa Rica. Accertify will provide a global, comprehensive solution to ensure Frontier has a robust, enterprise-wide fraud prevention strategy, which had previously been managed by the company’s reservation agents. 

“For years, Accertify has been leading the fraud prevention efforts of travel companies and understands the unique risks facing companies like ours,” said Joe Allman, Vice President and Controller of Frontier Airlines. “Not only does Accertify offer a proven risk management solution that will help us prevent fraudulent transactions, the company will enable our reservation agents to focus on booking reservations and enhancing the quality of customer service, while allowing our customers to experience a streamlined purchasing process.”

Accertify supports the risk management and fraud reduction efforts of leading airlines around the world. Its clients currently include jetBlue, Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, AirTran, West Jet and Bangkok Airlines. 


About Accertify

Accertify Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of American Express, based in Itasca, IL, is a leader in providing e-commerce companies with hosted software solutions, tools and strategies for preventing online fraud and mitigating enterprise-wide risks. Its Interceptas® platform integrates every component of fraud prevention, applies state-of-the-art automation to each step in the process and offers advanced capabilities for managing fraud data. Built with a merchant's perspective, Interceptas delivers flexibility in preventing various types of criminal behaviour, including fraud related to card-not-present purchases, online scams and policy abuse, merchandise returns and exchanges and other data management challenges. Accertify is committed to providing online companies with the most cost-effective solution to fraud available. For more information,


About Frontier Airlines

Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: RJET), an airline holding company that also owns Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. Currently in its 18th year of operations, Frontier employs more than 5,500 aviation professionals and operates more than 500 daily flights from its hubs at Denver International Airport, Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport and Kansas City International Airport. Frontier offers service to more than 80 destinations in the United States, Mexico and Costa Rica.

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Diana Postemsky
American Express