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ebookers Flies with ClearCommerce

ebookers plc
, Europe`s largest online travel agency, has selected ClearCommerce payment processing and fraud protection software to manage transactions and prevent online crime.

The ClearCommerce Merchant Engine will consolidate payment solutions for ebookers?Emulti-sales channels ?Eincluding call centre and online ?Eand automate fraud checking on transactions.

“ebookers handles a large volume of transactions across a number of sales channels so it`s important we have a resilient and efficient central payment system,” explained Ian Carter, UK Managing Director of “The ClearCommerce Engine will also allow us to set sophisticated rules to filter out fraud.”

Specialising in discount airfares, ebookers offers people the ability to book flights and compare prices from over 500 airlines. The company also offers packaged holidays, car hire, worldwide hotel booking and travel insurance.

The ClearCommerce Merchant Engine will be implemented in the summer of 2002 and subsequently rolled out across 11 European countries.


Commenting on the contract, Alan Scutt, vice president of ClearCommerce Europe, said, “The integration of fraud protection tools into a transaction processing system is important for companies such as ebookers that deal with high transaction volumes and large payment values. Our Merchant Engine provides online businesses with both reliable and secure payment processing.”