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CellPoint Digital, UATP partner with Southwest Airlines to launch Apple Pay

CellPoint Digital, a global provider of digital commerce and payment solutions for travel companies together with UATP, an airline-owned payment network, have announced a multi-year agreement with Southwest to enable its passengers to purchase tickets and ancillary services using Apple Pay.

“Providing modern digital payment solutions to our customers is critical,” says Christopher Priebe, director, Treasury, Payments and Risk at Southwest Airlines. “The launch of Apple Pay enhances our ability to sell flights, as well as ancillary products using one of the most widely-used digital wallets in North America.”

Southwest Airlines is a major American airline headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and is the world’s largest low-cost carrier. As of August 2019, Southwest carries the most domestic passengers of any U.S. airline.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.