MOSCOW, 1 March. Aeroflot became the first airline in Russia, began to accept payment card payment system “World” on its official website. As reported in a press release, the acquiring Bank is Alfa-Bank.
“Start card “the World” on the website of “Aeroflot” is an important step in supporting national payment services and allows citizens of the Russian Federation to pay cards in the country, regardless of the influence of external factors”, – is spoken in the message.
The national system of payment cards (NBTS) was established on 23 July 2014 and is the operator of the national payment card “the World”. 100% of shares of JSC “NPCs” belong to the Bank of Russia.
According to the Central Bank, for 2016 it is planned to produce 30 million national payment card “the World”.