Global payments specialist Elavon has agreed a deal to provide services to Virgin Atlantic, the company announced today.
The carrier will use Elavon’s global acquiring services, and Multi-Currency Conversion (MCC) which enables merchants to settle in one of 100 currencies.
Brett Turner, senior vice president global airline acquiring at Elavon, said: “Virgin Atlantic is a well-known and much-admired airline, and we’re excited to be powering its payments to ensure it meets the needs of its customers, and continues to grow globally.”
Elavon has been facilitating payments for airlines for three decades, is a subsidiary of US Bank and currently serves eight of the top 10 airlines and has more than 100 airlines partners.
Keli Sandeman, manager, payment strategy at Virgin Atlantic, said: “Elavon’s expertise with global airlines, its dedicated airlines team, and their ability to work rapidly to form bespoke solutions makes it a shrewd choice for Virgin Atlantic to partner with on our payments needs.”