Mobitel partners SriLankan Airlines
Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel has partnered SriLankan Airlines to
introduce a system which enables customers reserve airline tickets
through mobile phones.
"Expanding on Mobitel's mTicketing platform, this collaboration makes
it the only entity to offer this facility in the country," a spokesman
for the company said. Senior General Manager, Marketing, Mobitel, Nalin
Perera said, "The mobile platform is becoming an important part of
modern-day consumers on how they make transactions, purchase products
and services and even connect with brands."
"The mTicketing platform has been designed specially for the Sri
Lankan consumer. We already offer the reservation of train tickets,
movie tickets and cricket match tickets. The addition of airline tickets
to this reservation system with the national carrier is an honour for us
and we look forward to working closely with them on more projects," he
SriLankan Airlines Chief Marketing Officer, G.T. Jeyaseelan said,
"SriLankan Airlines with its partnership with Mobitel will provide a
convenient ticketing option for customers, thereby offering them a
smooth start for a hassle-free journey." "By implementing seamless and
user-friendly mobile solutions we will continue to expand our reach with
an added tweak to customer relations," he said.