WorldPay’s “Alternative Payment and Distribution Landscape” report looks at the different forms of payments that airlines are accepting, with mobile as one of the fastest-growing areas. One year ago, only 10 percent of airlines surveyed accepted mobile payments compared to the 25 percent offering it today. “Airlines have long been reliant on credit cards as the primary payment type they accept online, but as carriers’ margins are increasingly squeezed, the industry is becoming more aware of the importance of enabling alternative payment methods to gain competitive advantage,” said Mike Parkinson, vice president of airlines of WorldPay, London. The report includes data from 56 global airlines. Fifty-seven percent of the airlines surveyed cited mobile as the greatest area in driving revenue in the next two years. Get the full story at Mobile Commerce Daily