Upgraded payment infrastructure relies on single-source solution for devices, software, support and hosting to meet needs of 6,000 airline and agency offices
Las Vegas (Money 20/20 Booth #717) and Paris (CARTES Stand 4 L 004) – Verifone (NYSE: PAY) announced today that its complete Payment as a Service solution has been selected by Turkish Airlines to meet the needs of its 6,000 ticketing offices and agencies. Verifone will provide a single-source solution, including help desk, field services, hosting, and hardware and software services.
Payment as a Service from Verifone provides Turkish Airlines maximum flexibility while alleviating the burden of integration, management and cost volatility. Turkish Airlines originally leveraged the platform in its own ticketing offices before expanding the deployment to its agencies this past summer. The initial deployment of 1,000 offices is expected to grow to a total of more than 6,000.
"Verifone's Payment as a Service ensures that agencies and our own sales offices can work under the same conditions and eases the work load on our accounting department," said Altug Meydanli, vice president of Income Accounting for Turkish Airlines.
Verifone's integrated platform enables Turkish Airlines to securely accept cards from 12 different banks, process installment payments, simplify reporting across its SAP accounting systems and streamline PCI management. It also sets the stage for the airline to enhance customer service by supporting loyalty programs offered by cardholders' banks.
"Verifone's integrated, single source Payment as a Service solution ensures Turkish Airlines is able to meet industry requirements and ensure security and compliance utilizing our PCI DSS hosting facilities," said Onur Altinbas, general manager for Turkey, Southern Europe and Russia for Verifone. "This solution handles all payment transactions, improves customer satisfaction and will enable Turkish Airlines to offer new loyalty applications.
Payment as a Service from Verifone combines world-class hardware, software, and services in a flexible and robust managed services suite with a cost-predictable subscription model to ensure simplicity and deliver an optimal customer experience.
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