Recently, Air France announced on the official website Airfrance.com.cn opens WeChat to pay the new service.
Other new digital services for passengers will be rolled out before the end of the year to boost their competitiveness in the Chinese market.
This February, Air France in WeChat opened a new micro-official website, to provide air tickets booking, check-in, Inquiry flight dynamics and other Services.Since then, Air France has continued to enhance its social media capabilities, adding new WeChat payment options.
Currently through the official website of the Air France to purchase tickets can choose WeChat payment, will soon support mobile WeChat payment, the official website purchase tickets through WeChat will not charge any service Fee.
Passengers will be prompted to receive flight notifications and boarding passes through WeChat when checking in on air France’s website. By pushing notifications via WeChat, passengers can learn the status of their flights, detailed gate information or information about baggage consignments.
Next, Air France and KLM will be in beijing, shanghai, guangzhou, chengdu, hangzhou, Wuhan and xiamen, a total of 7 cities in the airport to open WeChat payment, Alipay and UnionPay payment options, in compliance with Chinese passenger payment Habits.
Pieter Groenveld, senior vice President of digital marketing at Air France-KLM Group, said:” Air France is one of the first foreign airlines to open wechat, and is one of the first foreign airlines to offer a wide range of payment methods, including Alipay and UnionPay Payments. Offering new options for WeChat to pay for tickets is a new move for air France to further deepen its social media strategy, In the future, Air France will also work with partners China Southern Airlines and China Eastern Airlines to jointly develop digital marketing.”