- The aviation industry is looking for a way out of the crisis
- Other industries are not lagging behind
You can not buy for bitcoins only limousines, but also planes
Aviatrade Now takes bitcoins for payment for aircraft.
Aircraft dealership added the ability to pay cryptocurrency, to attract international buyers.
$ 40 Gulfstream million – this is the first plane that can be bought with Bitcoin
Gulfstream private jet, used by many famous personalities, including Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk, is available for purchase Total for 3859 BTC
According to Business Insider, Aviatrade, a private jet dealership, has launched a new platform that allows buy planes for bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies.
Gulfstream G650ER That Looks Like Models, owned by Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, became the first plane that can be bought with cryptocurrencies. It is featured on the Aviatrade website. Six year plane is an flagship of Gulfstream Corporation – the most big aircraft in the line of this American manufacturer. it a trifle worth $ 40 million or 3859 BTC (for the rich).
The aviation industry is looking for a way out of the crisis
The covid-19 crisis has severely weakened the aviation industry, but Aviatrade expects, that the new payment method will attract international buyers. Some countries restrict international money transfers, so buyers may significantly save money by resorting to an alternative method of payment for such an expensive purchase, stated Aviatrade President Philip Rushton.
However, Aviatrade is not the first firm to sell private jets for cryptocurrency.. Company Kaizen Aerospace, a private jet sales, leasing and operating company, accepts Bitcoin for everything their services, noted its chairman Fabrizio Poli.
“Our customers can pay for services in bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies, whether it is buying an airplane, maintenance, freight or something yet. Because, if a person calls on Saturday to charter a plane, he cannot make a bank transfer, “he said in time a recent broadcast on BizJet TV (in which also blockchain proponent and aviation expert Andreas Antonopoulos participated).
According to Paulie, Bitpay’s payment service is based on blockchain also included in the list about 15 transactions that allow the use of cryptocurrencies in quality payment for private jets. But first money converted to fiat currency, and buyers have to pay a commission of one percent.
It should be noted that when paying with bitcoins, regardless of Togo, Whether you buy Gulfstream or a pack of vegetables, the transaction fee remains the same. On moment writing an article, the average commission in networks bitcoin is $ 2.24.
Bitcoin, average commission
Other industries are not lagging behind
Aviatrade and Kaizen Aerospace have added to the list of firms that accept cryptocurrencies as payment for goods and services – from air tickets and hotels to gold and art objects. Such innovations are associated with the coronavirus crisis: sellers use digital payment platforms that accept bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, eg, Jack Dorsey Square.
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