Digital payments companies launch new EU trade body: EDPIA

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Ingenico Group, Nets Group, Nexi, and Worldline have announced the launch of an EU advocacy alliance bringing together Europe’s independent payment services providers. The “European Digital Payments Industry Alliance” (EDPIA)’s vision is to engage in EU policy discussions impacting the EU payments sector, and for Europe to become a global leader in digital payments, which can fuel the completion of the Digital Single Market for the benefit of consumers, businesses and the public sector.

Digital payments companies launch new EU trade body: EDPIA

The EDPIA believes in a strong and properly enforced European policy framework that enables intense competition between

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Global airlines body IATA backs face masks for safe flying

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LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) – The body representing global airlines came out in favour of passengers wearing masks onboard on Tuesday, as debate intensifies over how to get airlines flying while respecting social-distancing rules following the coronavirus crisis.

FILE PHOTO: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) logo is seen at the International Tourism Trade Fair ITB in Berlin, Germany, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) told reporters that wearing masks would help protect passenger health but came out against leaving middle seats empty on aircraft, a measure it had previously said was likely.

European flights have all

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