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Jet Airways introduces mobile ticketing
25 June, 2011
Offering flight ticket booking through mobile phones, Jet
Airways Friday entered into a partnership with ngpay, giving
fliers a convenient option to seamlessly book tickets on their
mobile phones, an official said.
This service will allow fliers to book, cancel and refund
their eTickets and also manage payment cards on their phones.
Upon completion of the booking process, an eTicket will
automatically be sent to the flier's preferred email address.
The eTicket details will also be sent to his mobile phone via
"Jet Airways' partnership with ngpay will offer yet another
convenient booking channel, enabling our guests to book
tickets on their mobile," said Sudheer Raghavan, chief
commercial officer at Jet Airways (I) Ltd.
"We are confident that the
convenience and simplicity of this service will be much
appreciated by our guests, especially since mobile phones have
now become an integral part of our daily lives," he added.
To activate this facility, fliers need to download the ngpay -
mobile ticketing application on their GPRS enabled mobile
phones by sending an SMS "JetNgpay" to 56388.
They will then receive a SMS with a link to download the
application. Upon successful download, the ngpay icon will be
displayed on their mobile phones.
With over a million users, ngpay is the fastest growing
end-to-end mobile commerce service in India.
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 97 aircraft, which
includes 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 12 Airbus A330-200
aircraft, 55 next generation Boeing 737-700/800/900 aircraft
and 20 modern ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft.