Payments

Two important BNPL partnerships announced this week

Two important BNPL partnerships announced this week

Two important BNPL partnerships announced this week   This week, two significant ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ (BNPL) partnerships were announced. One between United States (US) based online travel shopping company Expedia and BNPL leader Afterpay. The second is with...

HSBC Star Alliance’s world-first Credit Card

HSBC Star Alliance’s world-first Credit Card

HSBC Star Alliance's world-first Credit Card   On 15 November 2022 Star Alliance launched the HSBC Star Alliance Credit Card powered by Ascenda. This is the world’s first airline alliance credit card. It is big news for the industry so here are the who, what,...

IATA survey reports passengers want simplification and convenience

IATA survey reports passengers want simplification and convenience

IATA survey reports passengers want simplification and convenience   Surveying over 10,000 people from 222 countries, The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has revealed the results of its 2022 Global Passenger Survey (GPS). The survey shows the top...

Attracting gen-Z with buy now, pay later

Attracting gen-Z with buy now, pay later

Attracting gen-Z with buy now, pay later   Gen-Z sit at the intersection of technology, affordability, flexibility, and travel. This positions them as a generation uniquely suited to buy now, pay later (BNPL) payment options. BNPL is a rapidly growing area of the...

A customer-focused roadmap to digital airline payments

A customer-focused roadmap to digital airline payments

This is our last article before the World Aviation Festival in Amsterdam in a couple of weeks. We will end the series of articles with a reflection on airline payments, like a shopping experience usually ends with a payment transaction. Bref. Should airline payments...

Nick Price, DDID/SSI, and the “Control Yourself” Interview

Nick Price, DDID/SSI, and the “Control Yourself” Interview

Nick Price, DDID/SSI, and the “Control Yourself” Interview   During an interview at Phocuswright Europe, Nick Price described DDID/SSI as “the most consequential technology of a generation.” The full interview between Nick Price and Mitra Sorrells can be watched...