Bangkok Airways Chooses Accertify to Provide Online Fraud Prevention

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CHICAGO, IL – June 1, 2011

Accertify®, a leading provider of hosted software solutions, tools and strategies for preventing fraud and mitigating enterprise-wide risks, announced today that Bangkok Airways Co., Ltd. has signed an agreement to utilize Accertify’s fraud prevention platform. Bangkok Airways chose Accertify’s platform because it allows fast and easy access to state-of-the-art online fraud protection while ensuring a high-quality booking experience for passengers.

“We selected Accertify because of its comprehensive, flexible and data-driven approach to combating fraudulent bookings,” said Ariya Prasarttong-Osoth, Vice President - Sales at Bangkok Airways. “In particular, the integration of Accertify’s fraud-fighting platform with a leading global distribution system provides a real advantage over other marketplace offerings because it allows submission of booking data directly into the fraud prevention process for streamlined screening and reviews.”

“The signing of Bangkok Airways illustrates Accertify’s continued strength in providing online fraud prevention to customers in the airline sector,” said Jeff Liesendahl, Accertify CEO. “We also welcome Bangkok Airways to our growing list of customers in Asia Pacific and look forward to Accertify’s continued expansion across the region as airlines, retailers and other merchants globally seek more effective ways to stop fraudsters.”

“We’re pleased to have the opportunity to outsource our fraud prevention program to Accertify’s expert team of fraud fighters so we can focus on our core airline business,” Ariya added. “Accertify is relied upon by leading airlines around the world, and their deep understanding of the travel business will enhance our fraud prevention efforts, reduce our fraud-related costs and maximize success.” 

Bangkok Airways operates scheduled service to destinations across Thailand and around the region: Cambodia, Laos, Maldives, Myanmar, India, Bangladesh, Hong Kong and Singapore. The full-service carrier, also known as ASIA’S BOUTIQUE AIRLINE, is Thailand’s first private airline offering unique travel experience at boutique lounges, boutique airports, appetizing menus and friendly exclusive service to passengers. 

Accertify, an American Express company, provides a single-source solution to fight fraud across all payment brands, and to reduce order rejections and manual review rates in order to help merchants maximize revenues. Its unique software platform enables both fraud prevention and chargeback management, and also supports enterprise fraud management, detecting fraud and abuse in new accounts, existing account activities and other transactions. Accertify’s customers include companies across industries and geographies throughout the world.

 

About Accertify®

Accertify Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Express, based in Itasca, IL, is a leader in providing e-commerce companies with software, 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 process and offers advanced capabilities for managing fraud data. Built with a merchant's perspective, Interceptas delivers flexibility in preventing various types of criminal behavior, 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, visit www.accertify.com.

 

About Bangkok Airways

Bangkok Airways (www.bangkokair.com), with the ASIA’S BOUTIQUE AIRLINE slogan, is the first private airline established in Thailand since 1968. Taking off daily with about a hundred flights per day from Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok Airways flies travelers from around the world to more than twenty exquisite destinations across Thailand and Asia. To name a few; Samui, Phuket, Trat (Koh Chang), Maldives are amongst the hottest beach selections; whilst Sukhothai, Luang Prabang, Siem Reap (Angkor) are of the world heritage personalities, each of which possesses her unique flair. Bangkok Airways’ the only airline in Asia that has won the Skytrax’ Best Regional Airline for five consecutive years since 2004. As a member of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Bangkok Airways continues to provide comfort at an uncompromised safety standard to all passengers towards the region’s tourism sustainability.