airBaltic will develop into the primary airline to concern non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
The airline will concern restricted collector NFTs showcasing a person Airbus A220-300 with its registration in addition to a bit of artwork of probably the most beloved Latvian cities to advertise tourism.
Martin Gauss, chief government of airBaltic, stated: “The blockchain know-how has confirmed to be right here long-term.
“After being the primary airline to just accept Bitcoin as a type of fee, it’s the subsequent step for us in blockchain know-how to supply non-fungible tokens.
“NFTs should not solely used for digital artwork transactions however could as nicely be expanded to tickets for live shows and different distinctive one-time items, together with airline tickets.
“The problem of the restricted collector NFTs will function a tourism marketing campaign for Latvian cities, definitely nonetheless an undiscovered vacation spot for a lot of.”
In honour of Latvia’s centenary, in 2018, airBaltic invited everybody to vote on their favorite cities and cities in Latvia, after which the corporate’s Airbus A220-300 fleet was named.
Beginning with Kuldīga, these cities will now one after the other be represented on the digital artwork items issued by airBaltic.
On the identical time, the Latvian airline will probably be beginning scheduled flights between Riga and Santorini in Greece on June fifth.
airBaltic has deliberate to attach each cities as soon as every week.
Gauss added: “This summer time season we’re planning to attach Riga with many sunny locations within the Mediterranean Sea area.
“We’re delighted to supply secure and handy direct journey choices for travellers between Riga and the well-known Greece island Santorini.
“We’re preparing for the upcoming summer time season with improved route map, and we imagine that could be the time when the epidemiological scenario improves and the demand for air journey will increase.”