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The airline “Bangkok Airways” plans to accept cryptocurrencies for ticket purchases from January 2022. The system for cryptocurrencies will be coordinated with Bitkub, which should also administer the system. Although the launch date is a little later than the original schedule as the back-end system to support crypto took longer than expected.
“Crypto is still a new issue. It takes time Bangkok Airways is currently waiting to conclude with Bit how many cryptocurrencies it can support. Previously, there were customers asking if they supported the use of crypto to buy tickets or not reflects the demand for this matter.” Mr. Puttipong Prasat Thong Medicine Managing Director, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited.
In addition, Thai AirAsia is carefully considering cryptocurrency support during this crucial transition period.