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"The new payment service allows parking patrons to park and pay in any of the FWA parking lots using only their mobile device."

Fort Wayne airport to offer QuickPay parking option

Statement as issued Friday by the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority:

Fort Wayne, Ind. – In April 2014 parking at Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) gets easier.

Republic Parking and the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority are pleased to announce the upcoming installation of QP QuickPay secure mobile app payment service that will provide FWA customers an easy, convenient option to pay parking fees.

The new payment service allows parking patrons to park and pay in any of the FWA parking lots using only their mobile device. Users of QP Quickpay will no longer need to provide a ticket to the parking booth attendant to pay for their parking at FWA.

Before you come to the airport, download the free QP QuickPay smartphone app from the Apple App Store or Google Play. Once the app is installed, follow the simple directions to create an account using your credit or debit card.

How easy is it to use? Just open the app upon arrival at any airport parking lot, scan a QR Code at lot entry to raise the gate, and then enter the lot. When departing, scan the QR Code at the exit to raise the gate, and your credit card will automatically be charged the parking fee based on your entrance and exit dates and times. An e-receipt will be e-mailed after the transaction is completed.

“We are excited to offer the new QuickPay mobile payment service to our parking customers,” stated Scott Hinderman, Executive Director of Airports. “With our partner, Republic Parking, we continually strive to make the parking experience easier at FWA, and the QP QuickPay mobile app allows us to do so.”

“We are excited to work with innovative partners Republic Parking and FWA to bring mobile innovation to the airport’s customers”, said Barney Pell, CEO of QuickPay.

About QuickPay Corp.

QuickPay was founded in 2010 with a vision to leverage trends in mobile and cloud technology to remove the pain and hassle of finding, accessing, and paying for parking and transportation. The QP QuickPay® mobile parking platform offers users one mobile parking application that works across all parking environments – drivers can even raise parking gates using their mobile phones – and gives parking owners and operators an efficient way to enable mobile parking and a suite of innovations across all of their assets with a single integrated solution. Today, drivers can use QP QuickPay® and a mobile phone to find and pay for parking at hundreds of locations across the U.S., with new locations being added continually. QuickPay can be found on the web at https://qpme.com, on Twitter @QPme, and on Facebook at facebook.com/qpquickpay.

Privately held QuickPay Corp. is based in San Francisco and backed by successful investors and technology leaders, including A16Z Seed, Advanced Technology Ventures, and Fontinalis Partners. Co-founded by Ford Motor Company executive chairman Bill Ford, Fontinalis Partners invests in technology companies improving next-generation mobility.

About Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority

The Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority (FWACAA) was created in 1985 and is responsible for managing the Fort Wayne International Airport and Smith Field. Since FWACAA’s inception, Fort Wayne International Airport has undergone an aggressive improvement plan which included expansion of the terminal and parking areas, upgrades to the runways, and the creation of an Air Trade Center and Foreign Trade Zone to promote economic development in Northeast Indiana. As a result of FWACAA’s commitment to customer service, Fort Wayne International Airport was recognized by USA Today as one of the friendliest airports in the nation. The Authority is governed by a six–member board appointed by both the Mayor of Fort Wayne and the Allen County Commissioners. For more information about the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority, visit www.FWAirport.com.

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