Interac® Online cleared for takeoff with Air Canada
Source: Air Canada
Acxsys Corporation and Air Canada today announced that Canadians can now purchase tickets and services online for Canada's largest airline using Interac Online. Interac Online allows consumers to shop easily and securely for products and services over the Internet, using funds withdrawn directly from their bank accounts. Canadians who have access to Interac Online through their financial institution can pay using Interac Online when they visit Air Canada's website, www.aircanada.com.
"We are excited to offer the convenience and security of Interac Online to Air Canada customers," said Mark O'Connell, President and CEO, Interac Association and Acxsys Corporation. "Canadians want the freedom to choose to pay using their own money when shopping online, and retailers want a cost effective and high demand payment option. Interac Online delivers on both fronts and we're delighted that Air Canada now offers this payment choice to their customers."
"Air Canada is pleased to make this additional payment option available as part of its ongoing strategy to offer customers more choice and greater convenience through enhanced on-line capabilities. Through our partnering with well-established providers such as Acxsys Corporation, customers can also be assured their online transactions will be secure and straightforward," said Craig Landry, Vice President of Marketing at Air Canada.
Interac Online is currently available as a payment option on aircanada.com to customers of BMO Bank of Montreal, RBC Royal Bank, Scotiabank and TD Canada Trust. Because payments are conducted through a consumer's existing online banking account, Interac Online offers consumers privacy, security and spending control.
Privacy: financial details, card numbers or login information are not shared with the online retailer.
Security: the payment is conducted through online banking, which means the consumer's financial institution transfers the funds to the online retailer using established and secure banking procedures. It's also backed by the Interac Zero Liability Policy*.
Money management: the transaction is immediate using funds available in a consumer's banking account.
For more information about Interac Online, visit www.interaconline.ca.