Airlines accepting Paypal payments for flights in 2014: update

It’s time for an update of which airlines accept Paypal as a form of payment for purchasing flights.

Paypal has become a mainstream form of online payment used by millions of people worldwide. A number of large international airlines allow Paypal transactions, though in some cases there are restrictions of use in terms of countries/currencies/mobiles.

Let’s take a look at the current listing (updated as of Feb 2014) which has now reached 34 airlines:

AirTravelGenius.com Paypal Airlines List for 2014

Air Asia – direct debit in AUD only
Air China – US, Australia, Singapore, South Korea
Alitalia
American Airlines – US/Canada/UK only
British Airways
Brussels Airlines
China Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Delta Airlines – US only
El Al
Emirates – AUD/EUR/GBP/USD only
Etihad
Germanwings
Hainan Airlines
Jet 2 – GBP/EUR only
Jetstar
KLM – mobile payments
LAN
LOT Polish Airlines
Lufthansa
Malaysia Airlines – mobile payments
Monarch Airlines – GBP/EUR only
Qatar Airways
Royal Jordanian
SAA South African Airways
Singapore Airlines
Southwest Airlines
TAP Portugal
Transavia
United Airlines – US only
US Airways (American Airlines Group)
Virgin Australia
Volaris
Vueling

singapore airlines paypal

Most of the major airlines in the US are taking Paypal payments plus travel agent sites such as Hotwire. Use of Paypal by European, Middle-Eastern and Asian airlines is slowly growing.

In Australia note the continued absence of Qantas. However, Australian travel agents Webjet, Jetabroad and Flight Centre do accept Paypal for flight bookings.

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