TORONTO, Sept. 11 /CNW/ - GuestLogix Inc. (TSX-V:GXI), the leading
provider of on-board retail technology and solutions to the airline industry,
today announced that US Airways, America's fifth largest domestic carrier, has
selected the GuestLogix Mobile Virtual Store(TM) solution, comprising
proprietary handheld devices and integrated software services, to grow a la
carte sales on-board its domestic and international flights.
US Airways is leading the drive for revenue diversification among North
American carriers with A la Carte initiatives to offset the impact of high
fuel prices on operating margins. The GuestLogix solution will facilitate
cash, credit and debit card sales for US Airways In-Flight Café and A la Carte
beverage menu. US Airways aims to have the GuestLogix solution fully deployed
across its entire mainline fleet by first quarter of next year. The agreement
adds potentially 58 million passenger trips annually to the GuestLogix
"We look forward to working with US Airways to provide convenience to not
only its passengers but its flight attendants as well," said Tom Douramakos,
President and CEO of GuestLogix. "Our platform is designed to help operators
innovate their on-board retail programs, differentiate their offerings, and
securely transact virtually any payment option in-flight."
The GuestLogix devices will allow US Airways flight attendants to record
cash and complimentary items, print receipts and automate inventory tracking.
GuestLogix (www.guestlogix.com) is the leading provider of on-board
retail technology and solutions to the passenger travel industry. Through its
proprietary Mobile Virtual Store(TM) platform, the Company provides air, rail
and ferry operators the tools and products to become successful on-board
retailers, enhance service and drive ancillary revenue growth. With a customer
base consisting of world leading airlines such as American Airlines, Delta Air
Lines, Ryanair, Southwest Airlines, Germanwings, Thomsonfly and Alaska
Airlines, GuestLogix maintains agreements to serve more than a half billion
passenger trips annually.
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 July 14, 2008 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.
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For further information: Media/Analyst: Josef Zankowicz, VP Marketing &
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