Alternative Forms of Payment: Emerging Trends in Airline Travel

Date: FRIDAY, April 21, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM PT | 1:00 PM ET
Duration: 30 Minutes

To capture the ever-increasing purchasing via mobile, tablet and/or from global audiences, airlines and other merchants are rapidly enabling one or more of the 300+ alternative forms of payment operating today. While credit cards continue to be popular in mature payment markets such as the United States, studies indicate that alternative payments have overtaken credit cards in terms of percentage of total global online transactions.

In this BTN Group “In The Know” product webinar, developed with sponsor UATP, learn more about the current and future of the alternative payment landscape, and how UATP has partnered with alternative payment brands to enhance its platform for airline merchants. Also learn what you – as airline executives and online travel agencies – need to know about the processing, reporting and behind-the-scenes mechanics of such transactions.

Join this 30-minute live webcast to get the inside scoop on alternative forms of payment and UATP’s view of the future. Speakers will address questions for 10 minutes during a live Q&A – don’t miss the chance to ask your AFP questions.

Key Takeaways:

  • Current Alternative Forms of Payment Landscape
  • Importance of AFPs to merchants, and airlines in particular
  • Overview of UATP’s AFP Solution – partners, the process, benefits, and reporting
  • UATP’s AFP Aggregator Partners –
    • Planet Payment
    • dLocal

About the Panelists

Rachel Morowitz, Director, Product Development, UATP

As Director of Product Development at UATP, Rachel Morowitz leads the research and development of new business opportunities as well as strategic global partnership initiatives with new and emerging forms of payment. These projects require her to work and coordinate closely with all UATP departments, member airlines, and outside vendor parties. She has over 15 years of consulting and airline experience, and she holds a Mathematics degree from the University of Virginia and a Master of Business Administration from Duke University.

Paul Levine, President, Planet Payment Solutions

Paul Levine has served as President of Planet Payment solutions since 2011. He has over 20 years of experience in product and business development in the payment services industry. Prior to joining Planet Payment, Levine was President of an Intuit Company for six years, and has held various positions with other leading acquirers and processors. Today, Levine leads a team that focuses on Cross-Border and Alternative Forms Payments, enabling Merchants to accept payments from foreign customers.

Jay Diamonon, Senior Vice President of Business Development and Account Management, dLocal

As Senior Vice President of Business Development and Account Management at dLocal, Jay Diamonon brings over a decade of global payment experience to the firm. He enables his teams to help current and future clients relieve emerging country payment pain points. Prior to dLocal, Diamonon worked at Adyen, where he built and led the U.S. sales team, channel partnerships, sales operations and sales development teams, and opened its San Francisco and New York offices.Previously, he held globalization roles at Visa, First Data, and Global Collect/Ingenico ePayments. His passions: conversion optimization and long-term customer satisfaction.

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Rachel Morowitz
Product Development,


Paul Levine
Planet Payment Solutions

Jay Diamonon
Senior Vice President of
Business Development
and Account Management,

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