Universal Air Travel Plan (UATP) is bringing more than 300 airline members and travel merchants cryptocurrency payment options. Airlines in the UATP network include Air Canada, Air China, Delta, Frontier, Japan Airlines, Jetblue, Qantas, Southwest, and United.
UATP Gets Into Crypto
UATP is an airline-owned global payment network accepted by thousands of merchants worldwide for air, rail, hotel, and travel agency payments.
UATP announced Wednesday that it has partnered with Bitpay “to offer its network the ability to accept payments quickly and easily in bitcoin, dogecoin, ethereum, litecoin and six other popular cryptocurrencies for travel.”
Bitpay tweeted Friday:
UATP is tapping into crypto’s growing payment popularity to bring more than 300 airline members and merchants more payment options.
Currently, UATP’s members include Aeromexico, Airplus International (British Airways and Lufthansa), APG Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, Air Niugini, American Airlines, APG Airlines, Austrian Airlines, BCD Travel, China Eastern Airlines, Delta Air Lines, EL AL Israel Airlines, Etihad