TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Dec. 9, 2010) – GuestLogix, Inc. (TSX:GXI) the leading global airline provider of onboard store technology today announced that Delta has selected GuestLogix for its Delta Connection partners for onboard retail technology and merchandising platform enhancing onboard service for its dual class customers. The GuestLogix technology will allow its customers flying on regional aircraft to accept credit card payments for products and services sold onboard dual class aircraft as they currently do on mainline flights.
“We are pleased to partner with Delta Connection, operating the largest U.S. regional airline fleet,” said Tom Douramakos, President and CEO of GuestLogix. “This is the third major carrier to deploy their regional fleet with our onboard retail solution improving the onboard experience. Our product allows the airlines to increase the number of onboard transactions payment convenience for its’ customers.
“Regional airlines represent growth and more transactions for GuestLogix in the Americas. Our goal is to facilitate a consistency of service across our existing major carrier customers in North America as they strive to enhance customer experience, when it comes to payments, products and services available,” added Mr. Douramakos. GuestLogix’ remaining major U.S. carriers potentially represent an additional 100 million annual customers for GuestLogix through their regional partners.
GuestLogix provides new opportunities for airlines to grow ancillary revenues by providing payment industry compliant transaction technologies to accept many forms of payment and the merchandising platform to introduce new travel-relevant products and services that help travellers get the most out of their trip. The GuestLogix onboard store platform, known as OnTouch®, can be accessed from anywhere and its design enables operators to connect and potentially monetize many touch points with their travellers at pre-departure, in-flight, and upon arrival. Delta Connection will introduce onboard credit card transactions on its dual class product. GuestLogix is currently used by Delta Air Lines.
GuestLogix is the leading global provider of onboard store technology and merchandising, which helps airlines and other operators create, manage, and control onboard retail environments tailored to their needs and their passengers. Serving approximately 38% of the global airline passenger traffic, GuestLogix has become a trusted onboard transaction processing partner to airlines around the world. The Company is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and maintains sales and support facilities in the US, UK, Singapore, and South Korea. GuestLogix is publicly traded on The Toronto Stock Exchange (Symbol: GXI.T). More information is available at www.guestlogix.com.
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This news release includes certain forward-looking statements that are based upon current expectations, which involve risks and uncertainties associated with GuestLogix’ business and the environment in which the business operates. Any statements contained herein that are not statements of historical facts may be deemed to be forward-looking, including those identified by the expressions “anticipate”, “believe”, “plan”, “estimate”, “expect”, “intend”, and similar expressions to the extent they relate to the Company or its management. The forward-looking statements are not historical facts, but reflect GuestLogix’ current expectations regarding future results or events. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations, including the matters discussed under “Risks and Uncertainties” in the Filing Statement filed on October 14, 2010 with the regulatory authorities. GuestLogix assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those reflected in the forward-looking statements.