Northwest adds PayPal payment option

Northwest Airlines is now offering PayPal as a way to pay for tickets at its Web site

With more than 140 million accounts, PayPal is a global leader in online payment solutions that allows a safe, easy way to pay for items and services online. With PayPal, Northwest customers now have a new way to pay for tickets using debit cards, bank accounts, stored balances, or credit cards through their individual PayPal accounts.

“Adding PayPal as a payment option on gives customers more flexibility when paying for their next trip,” said Al Lenza, vice president distribution & e-commerce at Northwest Airlines. “We look forward to serving the millions of PayPal customers who can now make travel reservations at using their PayPal accounts.”

Stephanie Tilenius, vice president of merchant services for PayPal, said: “We are excited to add Northwest Airlines, one of the world’s largest airlines, as the first airline to accept PayPal. Many of our customers already book travel with Northwest Airlines and are eager to use their PayPal accounts to do so.”

Northwest Airlines is offering WorldPerks members 500 Bonus Miles for purchasing tickets at using a PayPal account. WorldPerks enrollment is required and available at . Additional terms and conditions apply. For complete details visit .