Posted on: 25 February 2016 by Mark Howells
Passengers on board Southwest Airlines’ Wi-Fi-equipped aircraft can now use Pay with Amazon, to make purchases through the carrier's onboard entertainment portal.
Removing the need to pay by credit card, customers can use their Amazon account credentials to complete the purchase of services such as Wi-Fi, messaging, and movies."We're continually following the trends of our customers, looking for ways to enhance the customer experience onboard our aircraft. With the addition of Pay with Amazon to our entertainment portal, we're doing just that," said Heather Figallo, Southwest Airlines senior director of Product Innovation and Management. "We're so excited to have a great brand like Amazon available for our Customers to enjoy.""Pay with Amazon makes it easy for millions of customers around the world to pay using their Amazon account," said Patrick Gauthier, vice president, Amazon Payments. "We are thrilled to be working with Southwest to offer customers a familiar and trusted way to pay while inflight to destinations all around the US."The service provided on the Southwest entertainment portal will be compatible with major mobile devices and operating systems, including iOS and Android, as well as web browsers, and is designed to ensure a seamless and superior quality playback.