CellPoint Mobile Enables Viva Air to Become the First Airline in Latin America to Offer Apple Pay and Google Pay
MIAMI, FL (April 22, 2019) – CellPoint Mobile, a leading provider of digital commerce and payment solutions for airlines and travel companies will enable the roll-out of multiple digital and mobile payment methods for Viva Air, starting with Apple Pay, Google Pay, MasterPass and Visa Checkout. CellPoint Mobile is fast-tracking the deployment of these payment methods along with Viva Air’s current payment provider Ingenico.
Viva Air is a rising star in the Latin America aviation sector, with an expanding network of 16 destinations across Colombia, Peru and the Unites States, and plans to serve over 60 million passengers by 2022. The launch of these new payment methods will make the Colombian carrier the first in Latin America to offer Apple Pay and Google Pay.
These popular card-based digital wallets play a key role in how Viva Air can streamline its customer payment experience throughout Latin America, where nearly 40% of travelers now book on mobile devices. Enabling these payments will simplify and improve the purchase of flights and ancillaries on mobile devices and provide a best-in-class payment acceptance rate above 99%.
For more information, or to schedule an interview with Howard Blankenship, CellPoint Mobile’s VP of Airlines, Americas, please contact Vanessa Horwell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Viva Air
Viva Air is a pioneer group of low-cost airlines based in Colombia and Peru, created by Irelandia Aviation, developer group and leader of low-cost airlines worldwide. The airline operates national and international flights in more than 21 destinations and in 2019, will carry 7.5 million passengers. Viva Air has a strong expansion plan supported by the order of 50 new aircraft Airbus A-320.
About CellPoint Mobile
CellPoint Mobile, We Make Travel Easier™ for airlines, travel companies and their customers.
CellPoint Mobile provides airlines, ground and sea transportation providers, and hospitality firms across the globe with flexible and efficient digital commerce and payment solutions to optimize the entire sales cycle. With a mobile-first culture since 2007, CellPoint Mobile’s solutions are omnichannel and focus on boosting travel merchant’s digital transactions. As both a fintech and a travel-tech company, CellPoint Mobile’s portfolio include Velocity (Digital Payment), Voyage (Digital commerce), Vantage (Digital Promotion) and Vision (Digital Intelligence). CellPoint Mobile has locations in Miami, London, Chicago, Copenhagen, Dubai, Pune and Singapore. Visit www.cellpointmobile.com to learn more.