Fly540 joins M-Pesa corporate Pay Bill partners using the service, including learning and financial institutions, NGOs, religious organisations, transport operators, insurance agencies, hotels and hospitals.
Fly540 operations director Nixon Ooko explained: “M-pesa will ease the procedure of buying tickets for our customers, many of whom are already familiar with using M-Pesa to pay for other services.
“The process is simple. Call Fly540 and make a reservation to any of our 23 destinations. You will receive a reference number. Go to the M-Pesa Pay Bill option and put number 540540. You will be asked for your reference number, upon which you will receive a confirmation and thereafter a ticket.”
The airline runs scheduled flights to 17 destinations in Kenya, with regional services to Entebbe, Dar es Salaam, Juba, Mwanza, Zanzibar and Kilimanjaro. Fly540 operates from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and Wilson airport.
Source: Mobile Money Africa