KFH, a leader and the most innovative player in the Payment Processing industry, has signed up with Jazeera Airways, the leading carrier in Kuwait, to provide the airline with various payment solutions, which will benefit their customers and also their travel agents.
The Payment Gateway services provided by KFH will enable Jazeera Airways to conduct safe and secure online transactions for a variety of payment types
including all global brands of credit and KNET debit cards. KFH Payment Gateways solution will support Jazeera Airways with multi-currency processing and also multi-country operations.
KFH Payment solutions are already being used by major airlines in the region .The payment solution will reduce complexity and costs for Jazeera Airways and will enable the airline to have a robust payment solution in several markets. The KFH Credit Card Payment Gateway – MIGS - platform will be applied to Jazeera Airway's core online ticketing services for global bookings. All transactions
irrespective of the credit card type used to make a purchase
will be processed through the MasterCard network and settled by the bank of choice for Jazeera.
Moahmmed Fouzan, Assistant General Manager - Banking Sector, KFH, said:
“As a leading Payment Solutions provider in Kuwait, we are continuously developing new payment services to facilitate credit card payment transactions everywhere. We are providing Jazeera Airways with a unique and strategic platform for global credit card payment processing across multiple acquirers and multiple countries. KFH is committed to creating more advanced and innovative methods of payment
such as the MIGS offering
that fuel economic connections and drive real business value for its customers
merchants and consumers across the region.
1. He further added “It is a great honour that Jazeera Airways, one of the world’s most admired airlines, has selected the KFH Credit Card payment gateway solution”.
Stefan Pichler, CEO of Jazeera Airways stated ”We are pleased to partner with KFH as this initiative will provide our Guests with even more ways to purchase great value flights with Jazeera . Added to which this is a secure payment, which will be available across multiple markets”.
The launch of this partnership has once again proven the commitment of KFH credit card to satisfy the needs of our clients and to develop safe payment solutions which will benefit clients and enhance their business more efficiently.
KFH is the second largest Islamic bank in the Middle East, and was recently recognised for its success and expansion at the local and global levels with awards from renowned institutions like Global Finance. It has already received many awards in the past for achieving growth in assets, business diversification and fulfillment of customer's expectations in regard to innovative products and distinguished service signifying its role as leader in Islamic Banking.
2. KFH is also one of the leading service providers of credit card and KNET card payment solutions for merchant establishments. With our world class technology solutions, we can provide payment solutions through various channels like KNET POS and electronic Payment Gateway, Kiosk, IVR, etc.
Note to editors:
Established in 2004, Jazeera Airways is the first private scheduled airline in the Middle East.
The airline currently operates a fleet of 11 new Airbus A320s to 21 destinations and three seasonal Summer destinations in 12 countries: Kuwait – UAE – Lebanon – Bahrain– Syria – Qatar– Yemen– Turkey – KSA – Jordan – Iran - Egypt.
The destinations are: Kuwait – Dubai – Abu Dhabi -- Beirut – Bahrain – Alexandria – Luxor – Assiut – Sharm el Sheikh – Damascus - Deir Ezzor – Aleppo – Doha ––– Sana’a – Istanbul –Riyadh – Jeddah – Amman – Isfahan – Mashhad – Shiraz.
Seasonal Summer destinations – Antalya – Hurghada - Salalah
To date, the airline has flown over 5 million passengers since commencing operations in October 2005.
Jazeera offers best value fares and the fares that are displayed online or quoted will be Jazeera’s lowest fares of the day, inclusive of all taxes and surcharges. These fares will always be available for sale.
Passengers can book their flights, select their preferred seat and pay online via the www.jazeeraairways.com website with additional options to purchase travel insurance, rent a car, or book a hotel with the airline’s preferred partners. Passengers can additionally book via the airline’s call centre: +965 22248940, on 177 from Kuwait. Local call centre numbers for all other destinations are listed on the website.
Debit and credit cards can be used for purchasing flights through the website, call centres and travel agents via our secure server, while cash may be used to purchase tickets directly from the airline’s offices and selected travel agent partners.