Capital A has inked a partnership with Philippines’ UnionDigital Bank that includes its three subsidiaries; AirAsia, airasia Superapp, and its fintech arm BigPay.
UnionDigital Bank will be providing embedded finance in partnership with BigPay within the airasia Superapp, the main booking channel for AirAsia flights in the Philippines.
Through this partnership, frequent fliers will now have the option for flexible payments with the Fly Now, Pay Later offering available in the airasia Superapp along with exclusive co-branding deals.
This also serves to expand BigPay’s footprint in the Philippines. The fintech had rolled out cash pick up services in the country last year as an enhancement of its remittance services.
“As tourism flourishes in the region, we are excited to elevate the end-to-end travel and payment experience of Filipinos through our collaboration with UnionDigital Bank and airasia.
Through this partnership, BigPay is one step closer to making our financial services highly accessible in the Philippines, with the mission of empowering people to level up their lives, one transaction at a time.”
said Zubin Rada Krishnan, CEO of BigPay.
“This is a pivotal moment for the two important sectors in the Philippines. We are forging a path towards greater convenience, accessibility, and innovation to empower Filipinos to live better lives.
As we continue to push boundaries and pioneer new initiatives with like-minded partners, a financially inclusive Philippines will surely be on its way,”
said Henry Aguda, President and CEO, UnionDigital Bank.
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