Visa’s Cybersource and IATA Help Airlines Take Off With New Efficiencies Through IATA Financial Gateway
Hundreds of airlines now have access to the leading Cybersource global payment management platform through the International Air Transport Association’s Financial Gateway
The new partnership enables airlines to quickly provision the full suite of Cybersource products on IFG, eliminating the need for multiple products from different brands, saving costs and reducing operational delays. Plugging into Cybersource’s robust platform can save airlines time when expanding into new geographies, implementing new payment methods, or introducing new sales channels. Together with IFG, Cybersource products seamlessly work together to help airlines deliver an enhanced, unified omni-channel orchestration experience to meet consumer demands.
A trusted partner for more than 70 airlines, including 28 of the top 50 global airlines, Cybersource’s modernized technology platform offers a complete portfolio of online and in-person services that simplify and automate payments, including:
- Payment gateway services for the acceptance of online, in-person and call center payments in over 190 countries and territories
- Decision Manager, a leading fraud management tool to help minimize fraud loss and maximize revenue
- Tokenization and more payment security tools, such as Payer Authentication, to secure sensitive payment data and ensure rules are compliant
- Pre-integration into the largest global travel reservation and distribution systems
Amid a challenging year for the airline industry, Cybersource is helping airlines around the world solve challenges brought on by the pandemic with leading products and value-added services. In one example, Cybersource teamed up with a long-standing partner, Aeromexico, to evaluate their efficiencies and identify threats and opportunities for their digital offerings. The Cybersource consultancy team, an added benefit to all Cybersource customers, was able to assess Aeromexico’s digital ecosystem, evaluate multiple customer journeys and recommend an e-commerce booking experience to further deepen loyalty and increase conversion rates, including payment and acceptance requirements in key sales markets.
“While Cybersource has long been a trusted partner of top airlines across the world, we are thrilled to join IFG to offer our full suite of payment tools to airlines,” said
IATA airline partners who are interested in utilizing Cybersource can learn more at the IFG website.