Aeroflot Considers Bitcoin Payment

AeroflotRussian flag carrier and largest airline of the Russian Federation, Aeroflot invested recently 24.6 million rubles – approximately €358,000 – to analyze the potential of cryptanalysis and check the use of cryptoscripts and their technical base “Blockchain”.

The airline company is planning the payment of airline tickets with digital currencies in a near future. But first, demand, costs and risks are to be analyzed by 10 December 2017.

In Russia, at the end of 2016, a 180-degree policy sweep was made as the Russian central bank is now considering official recognition for Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies as a means of payment.

 

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