Accelya, Mastercard partner to provide an end-to-end payments management solution for airlines

Published: Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Accelya, recently announced that it is partnering with Mastercard Payment Gateway Services to launch the Accelya Payment Gateway, a platform that offers global payment acceptance across a vast array of payment methods.

Mastercard Payment Gateway Services provides advanced payment processing and fraud prevention technology to merchants, technology partners and acquirers. The Accelya Payment Gateway combines this expertise of Mastercard Payment Gateway Services with Accelya’s airline know-how to create a fully scalable and reliable payment gateway that also keeps pace with emerging technologies like e-wallets and alternate forms of payment.

Speaking on the occasion, Davide Messina, Senior Vice President, Payment Gateway Services, Europe, Mastercard Payment Gateway Services, said, “Mastercard Payment Gateway Services leverages a global infrastructure to provide reliable, safe and secure processing solutions for more than 3 billion transactions annually. By bringing together Mastercard’s global gateway and innovative digital solutions with Accelya’s experience and understanding of the airline industry, airline customers now have a one-stop payment solution.”

The Accelya Payments Management Solution already comprises of the IATA-endorsed CardClear (aggregation and billing), Payment Reconciliation and Chargeback Claims Management modules and is used by over 160 airlines globally.

Teresa Rivera, Head of Airline Payments Management, Accelya said, “With the addition of payment gateway, the Accelya Payments Management Solution ensures growth and revenue protection lie at the centre of airlines payments strategy. The solution enables a robust payment acceptance strategy while providing unique vision and control over the lifecycle of each transaction, delivering a true order-to-cash platform for airlines.”

Neela Bhattacherjee, EVP, Financial Solutions, Accelya said, “Accelya is committed to helping airlines stay ahead of the curve with an end-to-end view of their financial processes. Our partnership with Mastercard and continued investment in our Payments Management Solution reflects this sentiment.”