LUTON, UK, 2016-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has today announced that customers can now use Apple Pay on Web for bookings made on easyJet.com. This makes payment a seamless “2 touch” process.
Apple Pay is already available via easyJet’s iOS mobile app however from today customers will also be able to confirm their booking via easyJet.com on their Apple iPad or Apple Mac in just a matter of seconds thanks to Apple Pay; a secure, quick and private one-touch payment function. Customers using easyJet.com to make a booking will see a ‘Buy with Apple Pay’ button on the checkout screen and will then be able to select the card of their choice and authorise a secure payment via Touch ID fingerprint recognition.
If the customer is on an Apple Mac there will be a seamless hand-off to the customer’s iPhone where they will use Touch ID or their Apple Watch to authorise the payment. There is no need to enter in any card details at all making it a quick, secure and easy way to pay.
James Millett, easyJet’s Head of Digital, said:
“We’re delighted that from today we’re one of the first airlines in the world to introduce Apple Pay on Web for easyJet.com. We’re all about innovating to make it easier for customers and we’re proud to be leading the way in the future of payments.”
“Gone are the days of scrambling around searching for a bank card to book a flight. Whether you’re booking a flight on your Apple iPad or Apple Mac paying for flights is as easy as selecting ‘Buy with Apple Pay’ and placing your finger on Touch ID on your mobile. Booking flights has never been so easy!”
Apple Pay provides an easy and secure way to pay for services. Since the launch of easyJet’s iPhone app in 2011 the innovative app has evolved from easy booking and check-in functionality to include popular features like passport scanning, live flight tracking, mobile boarding passes and Touch ID. It is also complimented by the easyJet Apple Watch app and real-time airport push notifications for go-to-gate and bag reclaim information.
For further information, please contact the easyJet Press Office on 01582 525252, log ontowww.easyjet.com or follow @easyJet_Press
easyJet is Europe’s leading airline offering a unique and winning combination of the best route network connecting Europe’s primary airports, with great value fares and friendly service.
easyJet flies on more of Europe’s most popular routes than any other airline. easyJet carries over 70 million passengers annually, of which more than a fifth are travelling on business. easyJet flies over 255 aircraft on more than 820 routes to over 130 airports across 31 countries. More than 300 million Europeans live within one hour’s drive of an easyJet airport.
easyJet aims to be a good corporate citizen, employing people on local contracts in seven countries across Europe in full compliance with national laws and recognising their trade unions. The airline supports a number of local charities and also has a corporate partnership with UNICEF which has raised over £7m for the most vulnerable children since it was established in 2012.
The airline takes sustainability seriously. easyJet invests in the latest technology, operates efficiently and fills most of its seats which means that an easyJet passenger’s carbon footprint is 22% less than a passenger on a traditional airline, flying the same aircraft on the same route.
Innovation is in easyJet’s DNA – from our launch 20 years ago when we changed the way people fly to the present day where we lead the industry in digital, web, engineering and operational innovations to make travel more easy and affordable for our passengers.
SOURCE: EASYJET PLC