Ethiopian Airlines chooses CellPoint Mobile for global payments solution

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa, is partnering with CellPoint Mobile (, a provider of sales and payment-side technology solutions for the worldwide travel sector, to provide more payment options and an improved mobile user experience to its passengers, the company said.

By partnering with CellPoint Mobile, Ethiopian Airlines is elevating the reach, effectiveness and efficiency of their mobile sales channel, a key driver of both flight and ancillary revenue.

CellPoint Mobile enables airlines and other travel merchants to keep up with the pace of digital innovation and maximize revenue opportunities from their mobile-first customers.

The solution CellPoint Mobile is providing to Ethiopian Airlines — the Velocity payment platform — is a full merchant-side payment control environment built specifically for the travel industry. Velocity´s comprehensive platform enables immediate access to multiple PSPs, acquirers and global consumer wallets and APMs. Velocity also features a PCI DSS Level 1 certified card vault and advanced fraud monitoring.

CellPoint Mobile is working throughout Africa to assist airlines in maximizing revenue opportunities from their mobile-first customers by quickly reducing transactional friction, increasing mobile look-to-book ratios, and boosting incremental revenues throughout the entire passenger journey.

CellPoint Mobile provides airlines, ground and sea transportation providers, hospitality firms and travel companies across the globe with flexible, configurable solutions that help them collect revenues from the mobile channel and profitably manage interactions and transactions from both the selling side and the payment side. Serving companies on five continents, CellPoint Mobile has locations in Miami, London, Copenhagen, Dubai, Pune and Singapore.

Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. It commands the lion´s share of the pan-African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 110 international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents.