The airline partnered with TravelX to begin selling “NFTickets,” or tokenized tickets, and becomes the first to do so.
- Flybondi starts selling NFT non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are cryptocurrencies that do not possess the property of fungibility. air tickets.
- Partnered with TravelX for innovation.
- Tickets can be purchased using cryptocurrencies.
- They have other advantages, such as the ease of transferring them.
The Argentine low-cost airline, Flybondi is turning to technology Blockchain a distributed ledger system. A sequence of blocks, or units of digital information, stored consecutively in a public database. The basis for cryptocurrencies. for airline ticket tokenization and adopting digital digital technologies are these electronic tools that have the ability to generate, store or even process data. currencies as its new payment mechanism.
The innovation leap is part of a recent partnership of Flybondi con TravelX a platform a place to buy, sell and store cryptocurrency that seeks to revolutionize the travel industry by offering the purchase and sale of airline tickets as NFT. Founded in 2016, Flybondi becomes with the agreement the first company of its kind to integrate the so-called “ NFTickets “ or tokenized tickets.
Según informaron BeInCryptoy Clarín NFT tickets will be available for purchase with cryptocurrencies through Binance Pay at the same price as a conventional ticket. From the wallet a place where cryptocurrency users can store, send and receive digital assets. application of Binance travelers will be able to use a wide variety of cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin the biggest and most popular cryptocurrency in the world. It is a decentralized digital currency that enables users to make trustless peer-to-peer transactions. yEther the form of payment used in the operation of the distribution application platform, Ethereum.or even stablecoins as USDC, to purchase your flight tickets.
NFT airline tickets have their advantages
In addition to payments with the new asset class, the incorporation of new technologies also seeks to provide tourists with a number of benefits. Among them, the possibility that the traveler can sell or transfer his ticket in NFT to anyone else, as explained Juan Pablo Lafosse, CEO and co-founder of TravelX to the middle Clarín .
An NFTicket allows whoever buys the ticket to completely own it and do with it what they want. . The owner will be able to transfer it, sell it, give it away, something that until now was not possible.
Lafosse added that the option a contract giving the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell an underlying asset or instrument at a specified strike price. will provide greater flexibility and freedom for travelers, while opening up “ a new era in airline ticket distribution and marketing “ . Passengers may transfer their tickets to another ticket up to 3 days before the departure date of the flight, depending on the coverage ofBeInCrypto.
As the reports point out, the benefits include the possibility of consumers being able to recoup the price paid if they are unable to travel, or even earn money if the airfare has gone up. Meanwhile, for airlines, the integration of technology could translate into reduced transactional costs and the potential interest of a larger customer base.
Los NFTickets are available from the website of TravelX for all the different destinations, both national and international, that offers Flybondi. Based in Buenos Aires and Cordoba, the airline offers a wide variety of domestic destinations, as well as flights to Uruguay, Brazil and Paraguay.
Revolutionizing tourism with NFT
Regarding TravelX The startup plans to continue innovating to add more ways to pay and add new partnerships with tourism companies. “ In 4 or 5 weeks we will be adding traditional payment methods such as debit and credit cards. “Lafosse told Clarín .
According to the report, the company’s goal is to add other airlines from Europe, the United States and Latin America and next year offer more tourist services such as accommodation. Part of the plans is also that NFT tickets can be sold as collectibles once used for their intended purpose, adding new value to tickets.
TravelX has already sold tokenized tickets in the past, as the media recalls. In April, the company partnered with the Spanish airline Air Europa to offer for sale the first NFTicket . That ticket, which was for the Madrid – Miami route in business class, ended up selling for just over USD $1 million.
The NFT ticket was launched in collaboration with Puerto Rican artist Carlos Betancourt for use as a collectible and provided its anonymous anonymity is when something is not known or named. purchaser with additional benefits, including access to experiences during Miami Art Week.
Article by Hannah Estefania Perez / DiarioBitcoin
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