Peach Aviation, became the first Japan’s Airline organization who accept bitcoin as payment method for airline tickets trying to attract more customers from different parts of Asia. Bitcoin will be used to book seats beginning by the end of the year, as Peach stated. Peach Aviation additionally tries to increase tie-ups with Japanese governments and regional organizations to assist spread usage of the cryptocurrency.
Shinichi Inoue, chief executive officer of Peach, said:
“We want to inspire visitors from overseas and the revitalization of Japanese regions. This is actually the first step in partnerships for Japan and we’re aiming for more organization and service tie-ups.”
However, almost three years ago Latvian airline airBaltic stated that it’d start accepting payment using bitcoin as it focuses on the customer. Therefore, the Peach Aviation is not the first airline organisation, which is planning to attract new customers by the usage of cryptocurrency. All in all, the plans of Peach is a great step in bticoin environment not only in Japan but inside the whole world.
Bitcoin increased to nearly thirteen percent reaching ne all-time high at $2,187.78 on Monday, and is buying and selling about seventy percent above the price of one ounce of gold. Bitcoin has more than doubled its value from the beginning of the year amid worldwide political uncertainty and extended interest in Asia.
Universal Air Travel Plan teamed up with Bitnet as a payment-processing partner more than two years in the past to permit it to provide the potential to accept bitcoin as payment method in a simplified way to its community of more than one two hundred sixty airlines.