Emirates Airlines to accept Bitcoin as payment option

  • Emirates Airlines, one of the United Arab Emirates leading airlines, announced that it will adopt Bitcoin as a payment option for customers looking to fly with the airline, which ranks #5 among the top 20 airlines according to Airline Ratings.
  • Reports of the airline’s plan to embrace bitcoin as a payment option come just a few weeks after the airline revealed its NFT and metaverse plans.
  • Emirates Chief Operating Officer Adel Ahmed Al-Redha told a media gathering at the Arabian Travel Market that the airline will recruit additional workers for metaverse and NFTs, in order to build apps to monitor consumer demands.