May 25, 2022

Emirates Airline plans to accept payments in bitcoin

Emirates Airline plans to accept payments in bitcoin

Chief Operating Officer of the company Adel Ahmed Al Reda said that the leading airline of the United United Arab Emirates Emirates Airline will soon acceptbitcoin as a payment service. In addition, the airline will add non-fungible token (NFT) collectibles to its web page.

Reports about airline plans to implement bitcoinappeared just a few weeks after the announcement of plans for the creation of the NFT and the metaverse. The company's goal in launching the metaverse is to ensure that the airline is aligned with the UAE's vision for the digital economy.

Al Reda said his company may need to hire employees to help build apps that track customer needs:

“NFT and the Metaverse are two different applicationsand approach. With Metaverse, you will be able to transform all your processes, whether it be work, training, website sales, or a complete experience, into a Metaverse type application, but more importantly, make it interactive.”

The statement does not directly indicate that the airline plans to launch payments in bitcoin.

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Emirates Airline plans to accept payments in bitcoin