British Airways app now has Apple Pay

Also has a new upgrade offers feature

British Airways passengers can now pay for their flights using Apple Pay on the airline’s app.

Apple Pay automatically stores any payment card details to make it quicker and easier to pay for flights.

Apple Pay is currently available for UK billed cards and for British Airways flights departing from all UK airports. It will be rolled out to include passengers departing from other airports flying to the UK over the coming months.

As well as providing an additional way to pay for flights, the latest update to the British Airways app also has a new upgrade offers feature – for both Apple and Android phone users – which enables passengers to take advantage of promotional upgrade offers, through their smartphone.

Sara Dunham, British Airways’ head of marketing and direct:

“Adding Apple Pay to the British Airways app means more than ever customers can take control of their booking and travel experience.

“Apple Pay gives customers the simplicity and flexibility to pay how they want with absolute peace of mind and it also puts Apple and Android smartphone users in the best position possible to take advantage of any promotional upgrade offers.

“These new features are proof of our continuing investment to innovate in digital and online to make the British Airways app, and, the best mobile booking tools for our customers on the go.”

Apple Pay and upgrade offers are part of the latest upgrade for iPhone users, which are now available for download from the Apple App Store and on Google Play for Android phones. is also being revamped with beta testing of new technology to deliver a smoother and simpler booking experience, and make it seamless to use whether on a computer, tablet or smartphone

N.B. Image credit: British Airways

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