Nile Air partners with “Fawry” to provide e-payment services for its customers
Cairo, 1st August 2018:
As part of the government’s efforts to implement Egypt’s digital transformation strategy, pioneering Electronic Payment Network, Fawry announced its partnership with privately-owned Egyptian carrier, Nile Air, to facilitate booking airline tickets online and pay with ease using Fawry outlets all around Egypt.
The new partnership is set to increase Nile Air’s volume of customers and sold tickets in 2018. It also comes in line with Nile Air’s efforts to lead the Egyptian private aviation market. The new e-payment service will be available through more than 75,000 Fawry points of service, and 10,000 ATM machines through the nation’s biggest banks.
Mohamed Okasha, Managing Director of Fawry, stated “Our partnership with Nile Air is a further step in supporting e-payment in Egypt and the region. We have expanded our services to e-ticketing, in line with the financial inclusion that the Egyptian government aims to achieve. We offer e-ticketing services for airlines, transports and buses, cinemas, amusement parks and football matches as well as metro tickets to transform these vital sectors into the digital economy by facilitating and inventing new payment methods.”
“We are delighted to commence this partnership with Fawry, one of the most innovative providers of digital and electronic payment services in Egypt. Nile Air strives to provide the most innovative and exclusive products and services that cater to the ever-changing needs of our growing customer base. This partnership will reinforce the efficiency and use of electronic payment services, in addition to supporting the government’s strategy to increase dependency on electronic systems in payments.” stated Eng. Ahmed Aly, CEO of Nile Air.
“It will also benefit both customer and airline; by facilitating payment methods and providing easy, fast and secure way to book Nile Air’s tickets. Nile Air is expected to witness an increase in the volume of customers and ticket sales following the entrance of this service” He highlighted.
Fawry has proved itself as a leader in the field of online payment, with its facilitation and innovation of new payment methods.
It is worth mentioning that Fawry is a pioneering Electronic Payment Network, offering financial services to consumers and businesses, moreover, Fawry is considered as a provider of payment gateway in Egypt and e-commerce solutions. Fawry is based on an own-patented technology that is fully compliant with international security standards of the ISA 27001 and PA DSS certifications.