Bank South Pacific (BSP) and Air Niugini (ANG) have taken convenience to a higher level with an innovative new service that allows its customers to purchase tickets using BSP Mobile Banking. his new service means customers can make bookings via the ANG website, call centre or sales office, obtain a booking reference and then purchase via BSP Mobile Banking. No need to visit sales office, no need to stand in line.
To purchase customers key in *277# using BSP Mobile Banking, follow the prompts and purchase is done within minutes. The e-Ticket details are sent via SMS, which customers can use to check-in online or at airport. It is available to both Bmobile - Vodafone and Digicel subscribers, registered for BSP Mobile Banking. To register customers can contact BSP Customer Service Centre on 320 1212 or 7030 1212.
This sets yet another milestone for BSP, who were the first financial institution in the South Pacific to introduce SMS Banking.
BSP General Manager Retail Banking, Paul Thornton said, "The fact that our customers will now be able to purchase their tickets through BSP Mobile Banking is yet another milestone that underscores our commitment to ensuring convenient and cheap solutions that save time, effort and money".
Mr Thornton echoed BSP is committed to providing innovative solutions and banking services to individuals as well as small, medium sized and large businesses. "We are pleased to work together with Air Niugini which is the largest airline in PNG and we believe this partnership will help to bring both banking and airline ticket purchase services closer to our people".
For ANG, they are proud and grateful for the support of its customers and promise to continue offering high quality services by listening to its customers' demands.
Air Niugini General Manager, Customers and Markets, Dominic Kaumu said, customers will from today enjoy the convenience of booking tickets online, via the call centre and at the sales shops and thereafter pay conveniently through BSP Mobile Banking.
"Air Niugini is continually striving to deliver the best service in providing greater accessibility, ease and convenience to consumers to its services. Our partnership with BSP is just one avenue by which we aim to provide greater accessibility and satisfaction to our customers."
"The BSP and Air Niugini partnership has been in place for over 40 years and this exciting development is just one avenue by which we aim to provide greater accessibility and satisfaction to our customers, " he added.
"We are very proud and grateful for the support our customers have been giving us and we promise to continue offering our high quality services and listening to our customers' demands," he added.