Latvia’s flag air carrier, airBaltic, has reaffirmed its pro-cryptocurrency approach by enabling customers to make bookings with other digital assets, including Ether (ETH), Dogecoin (DOGE0 and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Those tokens have joined the list of four USD-pegged stablecoins and the first-ever cryptocurrency – Bitcoin.
DOGE and ETH to Be Used for Air Travel
AS Air Baltic Corporation, also referred to as simply airBaltic is Latvia’s flag carrier that has also displayed a pro-digital asset approach for years. Back in 2014, the company became one of the first airliners to accept payments made with the primary cryptocurrency for its flight tickets.
Earlier today, airBaltic announced the addition of a new set of coins allowing customers to choose between more tokens when booking flights.
Those include arguably the most well-known Bitcoin hard fork – Bitcoin Cash (BCH), the second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap – Ether (ETH), and the surging in popularity – Dogecoin (DOGE).
As a result, the company now accepts a total of eight cryptocurrencies. Apart from the four mentioned above, the others are four stablecoins pegged to the US dollar – GUSD, USDC, PAX, and BUSD.
The latest addition comes with the help of crypto payment service provider – BitPay. However, it’s worth noting that unlike Tesla, which recently enabled BTC payments for its vehicles and said it will retain them in BTC, airBaltic will convert the assets into fiat currencies.
When users choose the desired service on airBaltic’s website, the prices will be displayed in euros, but when they pay for …
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