Android Pay Available with New UTair Application

Android Pay Available with New UTair Application

7 August 2017

UTair Aviation has launched the service of contactless payment fr om Google – Android Pay in its mobile application.

The new UTair mobile application release covers the support of Android Pay service allowing ticket purchase without input of credit card data. The updated UTair app also includes personal account to check up the booking status and the balance of accumulated miles. Using the app participants of GOLD and SILVER levels of UTair STATUS loyalty program can choose a seat of additional comfort free of charge at check-in for the flight.

“We strive to improve mobile services for our passengers’ convenience. Our website has one of the best conversions in the industry: 18% of visitors purchase tickets. After the new version of application was launched, the increase in sales reached 300%. Support of Android Pay by UTair mobile application will simplify payments for tickets. We are going to expand functionalities of our clients’ personal accounts, the updates will be released every fortnight,” noted Pavel Permyakov, Commercial Director at UTair – Passenger Airlines.

UTair Aviation is the core enterprise of UTair Group including companies that perform aircraft (fixed-wing and rotary-wing) operations and enterprises for aircraft R&M, personnel training, rendering and sale of flight services.

In the first half of 2017, UTair aircraft transported 3,272,530 passengers, which was 15.9% more than over the same period of the last year. UTair is one of the major airlines of Russia. Our airline flies to 170 destinations, including 65 available only to UTair passengers.

UTair aircraft fleet includes 65 airplanes. Vnukovo International Airport in Moscow is our main hub, wh ere over 160 UTair flights are scheduled daily. UTair Group is headquartered in Surgut. UTair has been included in IOSA Registry since 2008.