India’s Jet Airways has expanded its partnership with Wirecard on international payment solutions.
Both the companies agreed to expand their collaboration to include wider range of international payment options.
Jet Airways-Wirecard partnership
Jet Airways executive vice-president, Marnix Fruitema said: “The reason why we choose Wirecard is the technical expertise that Wirecard has already proven very well in the aviation industry.
“We chose Wirecard because our partner airlines were impressed with the efficiency and performance of their payment solutions.”
Jet Airways uses the International Air Transport Association (IATA) interface through Wirecard’s platform to process Billing and Settlement plan (BSP).
It has been implemented to process payments at all local travel agencies globally.
Under the expanded Jet Airways-Wirecard partnership, the airlines is set to implement Wirecard’s technology solutions across all channels to provide business travellers’ additional payment options during booking process.
Wirecard vice president of global airline sales Eckart Reiche said: “Digitisation has brought about huge changes in all areas of the travel and transport industries, and this goes for airlines too.
“This means that the internationalisation of regional airlines in particular is increasingly important.
“We are delighted to support Jet Airways in this development and to accompany them on their journey.”