LONDON, June 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Innovative technologies provided by SafeCharge for payments facilitation across multiple EL AL sales channels
SafeCharge (LON:SCH) a leader in advanced payment technologies, today announces that EL AL Airlines, Israel's national airline, has selected SafeCharge's advanced payments technologies for facilitating the processing of payments via third party acquirers, for multiple sales channels including website, call centers, internal booking systems, duty-free and more.
EL AL's technology solution for the global travel industry, Amadeus and related systems are integrated into SafeCharge's Payments Platform. This integration provides EL AL with a comprehensive suite of payments solutions such as smart routing, aviation-specific fraud prevention for all cards and Alternative Payment Methods (APMs), and PCI tokenisation capabilities. Additionally, SafeCharge facilitates the acquiring relationship with multiple third parties giving EL AL access to global acquiring services and the utilisation of multiple Alternative Payment Methods (APMs).
David Avgi, CEO, SafeCharge comments: "We are excited to be facilitating the payments process for this key national airline. Our advanced technology solutions enable EL AL to offer their passengers seamless and secure payments. By utilising SafeCharge's latest technology based solutions for localisation and personalisation of the checkout process, EL AL is able to effectively maximise conversions. Both management teams are collaborating to ensure that EL AL is well-equipped when encountering any challenges in the multi-channel payments arena."
Yancale Shahar, Company Treasurer, EL AL: "Our new payments strategy that we are executing with SafeCharge will improve every aspect of our payments funnel and will provide further added value to our clients and employees. As a final step in our mutual roadmap we will deploy SafeCharge's Personalised Cashier, a customised checkout solution, which will provide access to a single click checkout solution, the ability to pay anytime, anywhere using a diversification of payment methods, currencies and languages while utilising suitable fraud prevention and security measures such as 3D Secure optimisation, Address Verification System (AVS) and additional measures."
SafeCharge International Group Limited is a global provider of payments services, technologies and risk management solutions for online and mobile businesses. The SafeCharge group has a diversified, blue chip client base and is a trusted payment partner for customers from various e-commerce verticals. SafeCharge has been Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard ("PCI-DSS") Level 1 certified since 2007 and is listed on the London Stock Exchange AIM market (LSE: SCH). The Company's wholly owned subsidiary, SafeCharge Limited, is an authorized Electronic Money Institution regulated by the Central Bank of Cyprus and a principal member of MasterCard Europe and Visa Europe. The SafeCharge group has operations in the UK, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Israel, Germany, Austria and Ireland. http://www.safecharge.com
About EL AL
EL AL was established in 1948 as the national airline of Israel and since then has become a prestigious international carrier. The guidelines by which the company operates are creativity, efficiency, punctuality and professionalism, in order to meet its passengers' requirements at all times and places. EL AL carries about 5 million passengers a year. The Company operates flights to about 34 direct destinations around the world and many other destinations by means of cooperation agreements with other airlines, thus it currently operates 43 aircrafts, 28 of which are owned by the Company. Through broad global coverage supported by an international chain of 85 sales offices and warm Israeli hospitality, EL AL has become more than a means of transport from one place to another in the world. http://www.elal.com
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