CellPoint Digital and UATP to launch Apple Pay on Southwest Airlines mobile channels

CellPoint Digital, a digital commerce and payment solutions provider for travel companies, has announced it has partnered with airline payment network UATP in a multi-year agreement with Southwest Airlines launch Apple Pay, the company said.

Southwest Airlines said the launch of Apple Pay enhances the company´s ability to sell flights, as well as ancillary products.

In June 2018, CellPoint Digital signed a strategic partnership agreement with UATP to offer a joint solution to UATP´s member airlines that leverages CellPoint´s alternative forms of payment hub and UATP´s Ceptor payment platform.

CellPoint Digital is both a fintech and a traveltech company that provides powerful digital commerce and payment solutions that enable airlines and other travel merchants to simplify their systems, unify their customer experience and boost their digital transactions across website, mobile web and mobile apps.

UATP is a global payment solution owned and operated by airlines and accepted by thousands of merchants for air, rail and travel agency payments. UATP connects airlines to alternative forms of payment, which can expand reach and generate incremental sales globally.