Payments functions globally across all distribution channels while supporting other key systems necessary to ensure an end-to-end booking-and-fulfillment process. It provides multiple options such as connectivity to global and regional payment service providers, acquirers, payment schemes and local forms-of-payment aggregators. It also provides additional payment capabilities such as FX solutions and support for installment payments.

Product value

Payments allows an airline to offer a fully compliant and integrated airline-payment solution. It supports multiple distribution channels from booking and ticketing to reconciliation. Airlines benefit from streamlined payment processing, fraud tools and a wide range of payment options.

Complementary products

Payments is more powerful with Digital Experience, Digital Workspace and fulfillment systems such as Ticketing and Automated Exchanges and Refunds.

Life of the flight

Payments is beneficial in the area of distribution and channel optimization.


3D Secure

3D Secure supports the authentication of web credit-card transactions via multiple 3DS MPIs (merchant plug-ins). The capability allows for credit-card-chargeback liability to shift from the airline to the card issuer.

Fraud Management

Fraud Management supports the implementation of a third-party fraud-screening tool within the payment-authorization process. It is available pre and post-card authorization or pre and post-ticket issuance. It enables airlines to reduce fraud by using fraud-screening tools that are integrated in the Sabre platform within the booking and selling processes.

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