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Buy flights with Airtel and Alternative Airlines

Use Airtel as a payment method when you buy airline tickets with Alternative Airlines.

Purchase Flights with Airtel and Alternative Airlines

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Pay for flights with Airtel when booking through Alternative Airlines. Just search for flights on over 600 airlines and simply select Airtel as your payment method at the checkout when you decide to book. At Alternative Airlines, we want you to pay using the currency and payment method that best suits you.

Which airlines can you use to Airtel to pay?

You can use Airtel to pay for flights on over 600 airlines. That includes airlines such as Flightlink, Qatar Airways, Jambojet, Air Tanzania and more.


What is airtel?

Airtel is India's leading telecommunications company, contributing to India economic resurgence and reformation. It is India's first mobile payment banking system, allowing customers to pre or post pay bills or transfer money. Today airtel provides Mobile services, Telemedia services, to connecting India's leading 1000+ corporates. airtel also connects Indians living in USA, UK and Canada with a "call home" service.

What are Airtel Mobile Payments?

Mobile payments are simple method to purchase goods through your smart device, whether it is to book air travel, or send money to friends and family. Instead of cash and credit cards, mobile payments allow customers to use a mobile device, which they carry everywhere, to pay for goods and services.

In the African travel industry, mobile payments simplify the reservation process by enabling users with a mobile money account in any country to instantly make travel purchases in their home and foreign countries.

Can I use Airtel to pay for flights?

Alternative Airlines accepts Airtel to book flights on a range of airline tickets. These include Air India, Spicejet, GoAir and many more domestic and international airlines.

What currencies can I use with airtel?

Currencies that can be used to book flight tickets with Airtel and Alternative Airlines are: Bangladeshi Taka (BDT), Ghanaian Cedi (GHS), Indian Rupees (INR), Kenyan Shilling (KES), West African Franc (CFA), Central African Franc (FCFA), Congolese Franc (CFC), Nigerian Naira (NGN), Rwandan Franc (RWF), Zambian Kwacha (ZK), Ugandan Shilling (UGX), Tanzanian Shilling (TZN), Sri Lanka Rupee (LKR), Seychellois Rupee (SCR), Malawian Kwacha (MWK) and Malagasy Ariary (MGA).

Alternatives to Airtel

If you are looking for an alternative to airtel to book flights with, you can also pay with MTN, Tigo Pesa, Orange Money or Paga. These are also accepted at Alternative Airlines plus many other payment methods.

Airtel App

Download the App today and book your flights with Alternative Airlines!

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India’s first Payments bank is now part of the all new My Airtel App. The My Airtel App is now not just the fastest & most secure way to recharge mobile & DTH, pay postpaid & broadband bills but also lets you manage your Airtel Payments Bank savings account

What does MyAirtel app offer?

Airtel Payments Bank Account

  • Your Airtel Mobile number also becomes your Account Number
  • Earn the highest interest of 7.25% on every rupee you deposit
  • For every rupee that you have deposited you get equivalent talk time (applicable on first cash deposit) eg: If you deposit Rs 500 you will get a credit of 500 minutes
  • Free Personal Accident Insurance cover of Rs 1 lac
  • Instant account opening in less than 3 minutes with just your Aadhaar card
  • Deposit or withdrawal at any of our 6 Lakh Banking Points (Airtel recharge outlets)
  • Accepted at over 5 million outlets
  • Send money to friends and family with ease
  • Get real time alerts for every transaction on your registered mobile number and email ID


  • Enjoy exclusive offers, exciting deals and coupons on recharge
  • View tariff plans of full talk time, top ups, night packs, daily packs, SMS, internet packs, roaming packs, 3G and 2G usage, prepaid mobile recharge
  • Claim your handset bundled offer from the app to enjoy amazing benefits
  • You can buy international roaming packs from the APP
  • Repeat your frequent prepaid mobile recharge on the go
  • Alerts for your data usage & offers for more data packs
  • Lets you activate family share with few clicks


  • Use the app to register and receive postpaid bills on your email. If you have forgotten the password to retrieve your bill, you can request for the same through the app
  • You can check the credit limit of your mobile postpaid account from the app
  • Details of Data Balance, Account balance, Bills, Bill plan and Unbilled amount
  • Alerts for your data usage & offers for more data packs


  • Repeat your frequent DTH recharge on the go


  • Enjoy 100% secure transaction on all your broadband bill payment with PCI-DSS.
  • View tariff plans of broadband & fixed line/landline bill payment.
  • You can check the history and status of your past service request from Smartbyte consumption detail APP. You can see the amount of data that has been purchased and consumed as Smartbytes


  • View all your transaction history for online recharge & bill payments
  • Add and manage your dongle with ease from the MyAirtel App
  • Notifications to remind you about your accounts and keep you on track
  • Make payments and do mobile recharge using Airtel Money Wallet
  • Make online payments using debit cards, credit cards and net banking facility
  • MyAirtel app makes payments a super quick mobile experience.

How to Add Money to Airtel Payments Bank Wallet

You can add money to your wallet with debit cards, net banking from all leading banks - using Visa, Mastercard, or transfer money to any Airtel Payments Bank Wallet. You can also use PayPal or ApplePay as a mobile wallet to book flights through Alternative Airlines

Transfer Funds

Easily transfer money to your friends or family with the Airtel payments Bank Account.
- Easy Prepaid Recharges, Bill Payments and DTH recharges for all operators
- PCIDSS certification makes the myAirtel app the safest app to use and allows fastest checkouts for prepaid recharge, postpaid bill payment and Airtel money load cash.
- You can also make life simpler by adding all your family/friends prepaid, postpaid, DTH & Broadband / Landline accounts to recharge & for bill payments at one single place.

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Which countries can I buy flights with Airtel from?

Airtel is available in the following countries:

  • Bangladesh
  • Chad
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Gabon
  • Ghana
  • India
  • Kenya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Republic of the Congo
  • Rwanda
  • Seychelles
  • Sri Lanka
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Zambia

Buy flights with Rwandair and pay with Airtel

Rwanda is one of 18 countries that Airtel can be used to buy flights from. This means you can buy flights on Rwanda's national carrier, Rwandair. From Kigali, Rwandair offers flights across Africa, Asia and even parts of Europe!