easyJet adds Apple Pay for app-based bookings

The easyJet iOS app now supports Apple Pay
The easyJet iOS app now supports Apple Pay, speeding up the payment process for customers who use the one-touch payment function.

Travellers booking flights via the easyJet iOS app can now pay for their bookings using Apple Pay, Apple’s secure one-touch payment function.

Customers booking flights through the airline’s app on iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 4 and iPad mini 3 can now process their bookings using Apple Pay.

Users simply have to select the card of their choice and authorise a secure payment using fingerprint recognition on their device.

James Millett, easyJet’s Head of Digital, said: “We’re delighted that from today we’re one of the first European airlines to introduce Apple Pay. Gone are the days of scrambling around searching for a bank card to book a flight.”

easyJet becomes the second British airline to adopt Apple Pay, following British Airways’ introduction of Apple Pay functionality in June 2015. US low-cost carrier JetBlue last year became the first carrier globally to adopt Apple Pay, with passengers able to use it to pay for in-flight purchases.


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  1. Mike Hill

    So how can I book flights with Apple Pay when both my bank (debit card) and Amex say there is a £30 limit on transactions?