August 22, 2019

DIGINOMIC GLOBAL REPORT: 71% of Airlines see Mobile Payments as Global Trend

boarding passWorldpay, a London-based early pioneer in providing online payment services since 1989, recently surveyed the world’s major airlines on the impact of social media and online payment systems. Seventy-one percent of the airlines report that electronic payments are the wave of the future and that they will “increase their focus on mobile as both a distribution channel and a payment method,” the report says.

The report, “Alternative Payment and Distribution Landscape: Airline Distribution Channels,” goes further to say that “83 percent of airlines believe improvement and deployment of new payment technology is a major business priority. Also, 18 percent of airlines plan to accept e-wallets on-board by 2016.”

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