airBaltic has made this announcement:
The tenth NFT (non-fungible token) edition of the airBaltic City Collection has been issued on OpenSea marketplace for a fixed price of 0.01 Ether. A total of 10 new unique collectibles of the airBaltic City Collection can now be purchased: https://opensea.io/airBaltic.
The tenth airBaltic issue is a digital art piece with one of the most beloved Latvian cities Gulbene, surrounded by the legendary narrow-gauge railway, historical Stāmeriena castle and the symbol of the city – swan sculpture. In honor of Latvia’s centenary, in 2018, airBaltic invited everyone to vote on their favorite towns and cities in Latvia, after which the company’s Airbus A220-300 fleet was named.
On April 14 2021, Latvian airline airBaltic became the world’s first airline to issue non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The airline issued limited collector NFTs, showcasing an individual Airbus A220-300 with its registration as well as a piece of art of Kuldīga, one of the most beloved Latvian cities. Following the first edition airBaltic has issued nine more digital art pieces honouring beloved Latvian cities Cēsis, Alūksne, Liepāja, Bauska, Sigulda, Jelgava, Ogre, Valmiera and now Gulbene.
airBaltic is well known as the airline for innovation among global carriers. In 2014, airBaltic became the world’s first airline to accept Bitcoin payments for its flight tickets. Now, in cooperation with service provider BitPay, airBaltic accepts also other cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin Cash, Etherand Dogecoin among others for bookings made on its website.
As previously informed, in May 2022 airBaltic plans to launch a new NFT (non-fungible token) collection called Planies, consisting of 10 000 unique cartoon aircraft designs. The NFT holders of the collectables will be able to receive airBaltic Club points and other loyalty program benefits.