TORONTO, March 22 /CNW/ - Points International Ltd. (TSX: PTS; OTC BB:
PTSEF) - owner and operator of the world's leading reward-management portal,
Points.com - is pleased to announce that it has extended its service agreement
with US Airways for an additional three years through February of 2010.
Under the terms of the extended agreement, US Airways has renewed its
participation on the Company's consumer portal, Points.com, as well as
extended and expanded its use of the Buy Miles, Gift Miles, Corporate Miles
and Transfer Miles programs. US Airways added Transfer Miles to its product
mix in January 2007.
"We are very excited to extend our partnership with US Airways for an
additional three years," said Rob MacLean, Points International's Chief
Executive Officer. "US Airways has been a strong partner for a long time, and
this deal enables us to grow our partnership and to explore new opportunities
with US Airways in the future."
"Points International's products are an important part of our reward
program," commented John Reistrup, Director, Marketing Programs at US Airways.
"We are very pleased to extend our partnership agreement and look forward to a
mutually beneficial collaboration in the future."
About Points International Ltd.
Points International Ltd. is owner and operator of Points.com, the
world's leading reward-program management portal. At Points.com consumers can
Swap, Earn, Buy, Gift, Share and Redeem miles and points from more than 25 of
the world's leading reward programs. Participating programs include American
Airlines AAdvantage(R) program, American Express(R) Membership Rewards(R),
Aeroplan(R), AsiaMiles(TM), Cendant TripRewards(R), Delta SkyMiles(R), Gold
Points Reward Network, InterContinental Hotels Group's Priority Club(R)
Rewards, and S&H greenpoints. Redemption partners include Amazon.com(R) and
About U.S. Airways
US Airways is the fifth largest domestic airline employing nearly 35,000
aviation professionals worldwide. US Airways, US Airways Shuttle and US
Airways Express operate approximately 3,800 flights per day and serve more
than 230 communities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Caribbean and Latin
America. The new US Airways - the product of a merger between America West and
US Airways in September 2005 - is a member of the Star Alliance, which
provides connections for our customers to 841 destinations in 157 countries
worldwide. Additional information on US Airways can be found at
For further information:
For further information: Points International: Christopher Barnard,
Points International Ltd., (416) 596-6381, email@example.com,
Corporate website: www.points.com/corporate; For investor relations: Allyson
Pooley, Integrated Corporate Relations, (310) 954-1100,
firstname.lastname@example.org; For partnerships and other inquiries: Peter
Lockhard, Senior Vice President Partners, Points International Ltd., (416)