Read time: 3 minutes

Kenya Airways unveils mobile money payment option

By , ITWeb
Uganda , 28 Aug 2013

Kenya Airways unveils mobile money payment option

Customers in Uganda wanting to fly with airline Kenya Airways can now purchase their flight tickets using mobile operator MTN’s mobile money offering.

Kenya Airways operates five daily flights between Uganda’s Entebbe International Airport and its hub in Nairobi.

The airline also flies to over 45 African destinations.

MTN Uganda chief marketing officer Ernst Fonternel welcomed the partnership with Kenya Airways.

Fonternel added that MTN’s mobile money service reaches over 8 million customers.

“As per the GSMA 2012 Global Mobile Money adoption survey, MTN Uganda ranks 2nd in the world in the number of active mobile money customer accounts," he said.

"Today, as we launch this partnership with Kenya Airways, I’m hopeful that the Airline’s customers will find MTN mobile money an easy, convenient, safe and secure service,” Fonternel said.

Daily newsletter