Manama, May 29 (BNA) Gulf Air, Bahrain’s national carrier, has introduced Apple Pay service on the company’s mobile application.
Gulf Air customers can now easily book a ticket on the airline’s app without having to remember or type in their credit card details, as the new feature allows them to easily process payment using Face ID to authenticate the transaction.
This new feature is one of a series of initiatives we are working on as part of the Gulf Air implementation roadmap. Acting CEO, Captain Walid Al Alawi, said that one of our biggest goals is to provide our clients with the convenience and ease of interacting with us across all our touch points.
The Gulf Air app allows our customers to choose their flights, choose their seats and purchase excess baggage among other features; And now with Apple Pay, they can pay for it all in one quick and easy step. “
Captain Al Alawi added: “The Apple Pay initiative was fully planned and implemented by a team of Bahraini experts in digital, IT and finance, and we are proud that such initiatives are being managed by Bahraini youth.”
“We encourage our employees to have confidence in their skills and knowledge, and we will continue to invest in developing those skills and training them to enable them to handle larger projects in the future.”
Gulf Air is embarking on an ambitious digital transformation aimed at modernizing the airline’s technology ecosystem. Customer focus is at the core of Gulf Air’s digital transformation strategy which will enhance the airline’s market position as a major five-star airline by allowing it to provide a boutique and personalized passenger experience.