SriLankan Airlines integrates with BOC Internet Payment Gateway facility


Bank of Ceylon together with the National Carrier, SriLankan Airlines (SLA) is geared to introduce the BOC Internet Payment Gateway (BOC IPG) facility, offering a seamless digital payment experience to customers of SLA, by enabling secure payments across multiple channels and in multiple currencies.

 The Agreement signing ceremony was held on 30 August 2022 under the patronage of the Bank’s General Manager K. E. D Sumanasiri, Deputy General Manager (Product and Banking Development) Ajith Karunarathne, Assistant General Manager (Electronic Banking Centre) Eranga Bandara, Assistant General Manager (Digital Products Promotion) S. A. N. C. Piumal and Assistant General Manager (IT) Haritha Rajapakshe. Representing the National Carrier were, the Airline’s Chief Executive Officer Richard Nuttall, Head Of Worldwide Sales & Distribution Dimuthu Tennakoon, Group Head Of Information Technology Chamara Perera, Senior Manager (Commercial Services & Support) Conrad Reshantha, Manager ( IT Passenger Services & Cargo Systems) Priyanga Weeraratne, Manager (Revenue Accounting) S Surendra and Manager (E-Business Development) Bimali Malalasekara.

“The partnership will facilitate the National Carrier to offer seamless online payment experience across different time zones and geographies. BOC IPG facility is set to support the National Carrier to reach a wider customer base and to enhance its business turnover in line with their business expansion plans while adding convenience and ease to its global clientele. We are delighted to partner with SLAL’s digital journey,” BOC General Manager K. E. D Sumanasiri said.

BOC IPG enables SLA to accept multiple payment brands in multiple payment channels using a wide range of digital payment methods, from a computer to a mobile phone. It facilitates MasterCard and VISA cardholders to make payments in their own currencies and the National Carrier to receive payments in major foreign currencies. It further supports the EMV3D secure verification processes with ‘Verified by Visa’ and ‘MasterCard Secure Code’.

Further, BOC IPG is also Integrated with all key online platforms and mobile apps of SLA including booking engine, Charika App, IVR, Holidays, Plusgrade and Aviation College.