Kenya Airways has partnered with MTN Cameroon to allow passengers in the country and MTN Cameroon customers to buy tickets via mobile money to save money and time and also advance the use of mobile money in the country.
MTN Mobile money was introduced by MTN Group in South Africa and MTN Cameroon’s parent company. The deal will allow Kenya Airways customers in Cameroon who use use MTN Mobile Money, to buy tickets online via their mobile phones minus going to a physical travel agency.
Apart from Kenya Airways, Brussels Airlines is also using MTN Cameroon’s Mobile Money to allow customers buy tickets via their phones. According to Kenya Airways, the first customers to purchase tickets via mobile money will be given a 5% discount for a month.
Kenya Airways has similar partnerships across the continent, allowing customers to buy via mobile money and loyalty points.