Airlines accepting Paypal payments for flights in 2013: 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 Dec 2012) which has now reached 27 airlines:
AirTravelGenius.com Paypal Airlines List for 2013
Air Asia – direct debit in AUD only
Air China – US, Australia, Singapore, South Korea
American Airlines – US/Canada/UK only
British Airways (IAG)
China Southern Airlines
Delta Airlines – US only
Emirates – GBP/EUR only
Jet 2 – GBP/EUR only
Malaysia Airlines – MHmobile payments
Monarch Airlines – GBP/EUR only
United Airlines – US only
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 absence of Qantas/Jetstar. However, Australian travel agents Webjet, Jetabroad and Flight Centre do accept Paypal for flight bookings.