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Pay for flights via mobile when you choose Tigo Pesa at checkout with Alternative Airlines.

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Tigo Pesa Flights

We have flights available from more than 600 airlines, with Tigo Pesa available to pay with for each and every one. These include Air TanzaniaFly540Precision Air and Coastal Aviation for example.

What can I use Tigo Pesa for?

With Tigo Pesa, you can send and receive money with more people and businesses than you can with any other service – including all MPesa and Airtel Money users. Tigo Pesa also allows you to:

Buy airtime

Send and receive money

Shop and pay

Use the Tigo Pesa App

Buy flights with Alternative Airlines

About Tigo Pesa / Tigo Money

What is referred to as Tigo Money in Latin America, is called Tigo Cash in Africa and Tigo Pesa in Tanzania. All three are dynamic, closely tailored product platforms for an award-winning range of world-leading Mobile Financial Services (MFS).

Each of them simplifies and represents MFS to customers in nine very different markets (Ghana, Tanzania, Chad, Rwanda, Senegal, El Salvador, Guatemala, Paraguay, Honduras) where so many customers do not have access to formal banking institutions.

The take-up has been rapid with more than 9.6 million customers (Q1 2015) - more than nineteen per cent of our customer base within our MFS markets - now using services that range from international remittances and money transfers, to interest-earning mobile money accounts, micro-credit, payments and billing.

At a glance, 6.12 million of these are in Africa, 1.9 million in Central America and 1.45 million in South America. In Tanzania, more than 50% of the customer base uses MFS.

Since launching, Tigo Money, Tigo Cash and Tigo Pesa have together shown consistent and strong growth.

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Buying flights with Tigo Pesa FAQs

What is Tigo Pesa?

Tigo Pesa is a Tanzanian mobile online payment method which you can easily send and receive money, between people and businesses than you can with any other service. It is a form of mobile payment, which many call as Tigo Pesa wallet. This makes it easy and convenient to pay for flights.

You can pay your bills, send and receive money between friends and family, buy airtime for your phone, shop online and pay and also download and use the Tigo Pesa App.

How to use Tigo Pesa?

You first need to register for a Tigo Pesa account in order to make Tigo Pesa online payments for flights. To register, you need an activated Tigo SIM card and a Valid ID such as a Drivers License, Passport, National ID, Zanzibar Residence ID.

Then access your account by dialling the numbers *150*01#. With this account, you can buy airtime, pay bills and send or transfer money from your Tigo Pesa account. Once registration is complete, you can also download the Tigo Pesa App to for fast flight transactions with Alternative Airlines!

How does Tigo Pesa work?

Tigo Pesa works by sending money and paying for purchases electronically. Make sure you create an account by registering for either Tigo Pesa Tanzania or Tigo Pesa Kenya, depending on the country you are located in. To register for an account, an activated Tigo SIM card is needed as well as a Valid ID such as a Passport, Drivers License, Zanzibar Residence ID or National ID. Make sure as well to check for Tigo Pesa limits with your local agents.

Can I book flights using Tigo Pesa?

Yes, you can book flights with 600+ other airlines using Tigo Pesa at the Alternative Airlines' online checkout. This can be in Tanzanian Shilings, Kenyan Shilings and other currencies.

Which airlines can I buy flights on using Tigo Pesa?

You can buy flights with Air Tanzania, Fly540, Precision Air, Fastjet, Auric Air and Coastal Aviation and pay with Tigo Pesa! As well as on 600+ other airlines.