Air Guide for the Frequent Flyer Covers Accertify's Frontier Announcement
Airport News - North America, August 31, 2011
Frontier Airlines Selects Accertify to Provide Online Fraud Protection. 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, WestJet and Bangkok Airlines.