S7 Airline adds Android Pay as new payment option

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2017-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a oneworld® global airline alliance member, has implemented support for payments via the Android Pay system in its application for mobile devices based on the Android operation system. Owners of such gadgets will be able to pay for air tickets in just two clicks without entering the bank card details.

You can pay for flights of S7 Airlines and partner companies, as well as for additional services (e.g. extra space seats or excess baggage) via Android Pay in the S7 Airlines official mobile app (available through Google Play). When proceeding from ticket booking to payment the interface will prompt the user to choose the most convenient method for them to pay for the purchase. In case of payment via Android Pay you will not be additionally asked to enter your bank card details.

Android Pay is a fast and secure instrument for mobile payments. The bank card details are not stored on the device and remain secure and unavailable to sellers of goods or services. Payments can only be made from an unlocked device.

“The number of passengers buying tickets through the mobile app, as well as that of Android based gadget users keeps growing steadily. For their convenience we are constantly improving our services. The option to pay for tickets via Android Pay allows for more convenient, quick and secure payments, since there is no need to enter your bank card details in this case”, Dmitry Chuyko, S7 Group E-Commerce Director, said.

Android Pay is supported on devices based on Android 4.4 or higher. In order to enable payments for purchases in the S7 Airlines app, you need to enter your bank card details in the Android Pay app downloaded through Google Play.

Air tickets can be purchased at s7.ru, through the iPhone app or the Android app, and at any S7 sales office. You can also learn accurate flight information, book and buy tickets by calling our Contact Centre at 8 800 700-0707 (free for Russia).

S7 Airlines (“Siberia” airlines brand, s7.ru) is a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance.

The airline has a wide internal route network, created on the basis of air transport hubs in Moscow (Domodedovo) and Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo). S7 Airlines also performs regular flights to countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Europe, the Near East, Southeast Asia and countries of the Asia-Pacific region.

In 2007 the company received an official IATA certificate as an IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) operator, becoming the second air carrier in Russia to have successfully passed the full international audit procedure for compliance with operational safety standards.

S7 Airlines is one of the most reliable airlines of Russia, it implements latest achievements of the world’s industry in passenger services and develops its own services dynamically.

Today S7 Airlines has the newest and one of the most modern aircraft fleets on the Russian air transportation market. All airline’s flights are operated on aircrafts of the world’s leading producers — Airbus and Boeing.

S7 Airlines was a multiple winner of the Wings of Russia National Aviation Awards in different categories.

S7 Airlines was a multiple winner of the Cannes Lions advertising festival awards for implemented projects, and My Planet National Awards for discoveries in travel sphere.

S7 Airlines won “Best Russian Airline” at 2015 National Geographic Traveler Awards.

At the end of 2016, S7 Airlines became the winner of Skyway Service Award aviation award in three categories: the best airline in category “Economy Class, Domestic Scheduled Services”, “Best Loyalty Program” and “Best Online Customer Services.”

The airline is a member of the S7 Group of companies. In 2016 Group member airlines carried more than 13.1 million passengers.


SOURCE: S7 Airlines


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