The cryptocurrency can be used to book seats starting by the end of the year, Peach said in a statement in Tokyo Monday, adding a change in Japan’s law on fund settlements in April helped facilitate the move. The carrier also aims to increase tie-ups with local governments and regional companies to help spread usage of the currency, it said.
“With the Bitcoin payment, we would like to appeal to customers from abroad,” said Peach, a low-priced All Nippon Airways (ANA).
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