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December 03, 2012

US Airways Becomes First Airline to Accept Contactless Cards In-Flight

MasterCard logo 140px MasterCard announced that US Airways has become the first airline in the world to accept MasterCard PayPass-enabled cards and devices for in-flight purchases.

“MasterCard has been at the forefront of contactless payment innovations, bringing the convenience and speed of PayPass technology to environments where faster transactions are essential for both consumers and merchants,” said Dave Meadon, group head of Global Chip Solutions & Engineering, MasterCard. ”With the broad acceptance of electronic payments, consumers today can travel virtually cash free, eliminating the hassle of carrying cash and without having to fumble through their wallet or purse for exact change.”

USA Technologies and Isis Bring Mobile Commerce to Vending Machines

USATechnologies logo 140x60pxUSA Technologies announced up to 7,500 vending machines in Austin and Salt Lake City will be targeted for mobile payment acceptance powered by USAT’s NFC-enabled ePort technology and ePort Connect service in order to participate in the Isis Mobile Wallet market trial.

“Our work with Isis is a great example of how we are executing our comprehensive mobile payments strategy, including leveraging USAT’s growing footprint of NFC enabled touch points to bring more value to our customers,” said Stephen P. Herbert, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of USA Technologies. “We also believe that our work with Isis sends a clear message to vending companies in these two cities—and to the broader market we serve—that there is tremendous opportunity in cashless adoption. Through the Isis Mobile Wallet, we believe these merchants will have unparalleled new opportunity to attract consumers as well as participate in marketing programs with global brand names.”

VeriFone Initiates 'Play at the Pump' Lottery Sales

Verifone logo 140px VeriFone announced that it and partner Linq3 have implemented “play at the pump” at 9 locations in Minneapolis under auspices of the Minnesota State Lottery. At gas pumps equipped with VeriFone’s payment enabled media solution, PAYMEDIA, consumers can buy quick pick numbers for Powerball and Mega Millions drawings utilizing debit card payments at the same time they fill up their tanks.

EVO Payments International To Acquire Deutsche Card Services

Evo logo 140x60px EVO Payments International announced that it will acquire 100% of Deutsche Card Services, the merchant services arm of Deutsche Bank, with operates in 39 European markets

“Our goal for EVO Payments International is to continue its path in becoming a truly global leader in the payment transaction sector and financial services industry,” added Ray Sidhom, Chairman of EVO Payments International. “This transaction represents the next step in having our company achieve this mission, and through supporting the Deutsche Bank relationship, we are confident in our ability to rapidly expand our market share.”

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