GuestLogix signs key deal with China Southern
July 9, 2013, Toronto - GuestLogix Inc. says it has a deal to provide its onboard retail technology platform to China Southern Airlines, Asia's largest carrier.
July 9, 2013 By The Canadian Press
No value for the contract was given.
Under the agreement, the airline will deploy the company's onboard retail technology platform, including point-of-sale handheld devices, to accept China UnionPay bank cards, enabling the purchase of inflight seat upgrades.
"Our focused efforts in Asia Pacific are truly paying off as we welcome China's largest airline – the fifth largest airline in the world – into our customer base,'' GuestLogix president/CEO Brett
Proud said in announcing the deal Monday.
"We are thrilled to assist China Southern with its unique inflight seat upgrade offerings, by enabling the offline acceptance of China UnionPay cards on international long-haul routes for the very first time in the industry,'' Proud said.