London, March 12, 2015 – Worldpay, one of the world’s leading payment providers has partnered with Hong Kong’s low-fare airline, HK Express (HKE) to support its ambitious expansion plans and optimise transaction rates as it grows.
HKE needed a global payment provider to cater for their customer’s payment needs as they expand. As HKE grows in existing markets and plans to expand to new geographies, Worldpay’s global reach and multi-currency pricing will help them achieve their ambitious objectives.
As a world leader in payment acceptance, Worldpay will provide HKE with world-class analytics and optimisation services to help them increase acceptance rates and drive incremental revenue. With more than 25 years of experience in the airline industry, Worldpay understands the opportunities and challenges of this sector and is uniquely positioned to offer payment advice that is specific to HKE’s needs.
Andrew Cowen, Deputy CEO of HKE explains, “As an airline that is continually looking to expand into other regions we need a payments partner with global reach and expertise in the sector. Worldpay’s range of currencies and trusted consultancy on alternative payment methods allows us to offer our customers the opportunity to pay in their preferred way in their local currency. Offering our customers the best payment experience can only lead to increased transaction volumes which is why Worldpay was the ideal partner for us.”
Mike Parkinson, VP Airlines at Worldpay explains, “HKE is a great example of a company that has a large international customer base and needs a payment partner to support high volumes of international transactions in multiple currencies. We look forward to supporting HKE by providing a better payment experience for its customers as it continues to add to its payments infrastructure and expand into new markets”
Worldpay is a leading global provider of payment and risk services, processing millions of transactions every day. Worldpay is a unification of seven leading retail payment solutions and offers a range of services including acquiring, gateway, alternative payments, risk management, and mobile payments. Worldpay became an independent company in December 2010. www.worldpay.com
About HK Express
HK Express is Hong Kong’s one-and-only dedicated low-fare airline. By focusing on safety, low fares and best-in-class on-time performance, HK Express is revolutionizing air travel in Hong Kong and Asia. Currently HK Express flies to 15 popular destinations throughout Asia (The 16th destination Da Nang will commence on 1 April 2015, 17th destination Siem Reap will commence on 1 October 2015), with a commitment to opening more exciting routes in the near future.