Accertify Partners With Ryanair To Provide Fraud Management

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London, 3 December 2014 - Accertify, a leading fraud prevention provider, announced today that the company is providing Ryanair with its comprehensive and flexible fraud management solution.  Accertify, an American Express company, is providing fraud management for the Ryanair.com website, which attracts over 1.2m unique daily visitors.

Accertify supports fraud reduction efforts of leading companies around the world. Its hosted software platform allows merchants to screen e-commerce purchases, lowering risks and maximising good customer transactions to minimise the business costs of fraud.

“Ryanair is a leading European airline and we are delighted to be working with them” said Lorenzo Soriano, President of Accertify.  “We understand the needs of businesses like Ryanair and our platform is built to make their fraud prevention efforts more reliable and easier to manage. Accertify allows companies to manage fraud more efficiently, enabling them to focus on what matters most to them –successfully running their business.”

Through the Interceptas® Data Management Platform and Accertify® Profile Builder solution, Accertify has the unique capability to mimic many of the checks that were previously conducted in manual transaction reviews.

“Over 1.2m unique visitors log on to Ryanair.com every day and our partnership with Accertify will further improve the online payment process for our 89m customers,” Ryanair’s Head of Communications, Robin Kiely said. “We are continuing to roll out a programme of customer service improvements, as part of our ‘Always Getting Better’ plan and our new website has reduced the amount of clicks it takes to make a booking from 17 to just 5, ensuring faster access to the lowest fares.”

About Accertify

Accertify. Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Express, is a leading provider of fraud prevention, chargeback management, and payment gateway solutions to merchant customers spanning diverse industries worldwide. Accertify’s suite of products and services help e-commerce companies grow their business by driving down the total cost of fraud, simplifying business processes, and ultimately increasing revenue. For more information, please visit www.accertify.com.

About Ryanair

Ryanair is Europe’s favourite airline, operating more than 1,600 daily flights from 71 bases, connecting 183 destinations in 30 countries and operating a fleet of more than 300 new Boeing 737-800 aircraft. Ryanair has recently announced firm orders for a further 280 new Boeing 737 aircraft, as well as options for 100 more Boeing 737 MAX 200s, which will enable Ryanair to lower fares and grow traffic from 89m this year to over 150m p.a. in 2024. Ryanair currently has a team of more than 9,500 highly skilled aviation professionals, and has an industry leading 30-year safety record.

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Contacts

Lorraine Hackett - American Express                                                      Robin Kiely - Ryanair

+44(0)1273 211 240                                                                                   +353-1-945 1212

lorraine.hackett@aexp.com                                                                       press@ryanair.com