Travelex and Air Europe are organizing the world’s first flight

Travel X

Miami, April 20 /PRNewswire/

Developed in collaboration with a group of world-renowned artists, ‘NFTickets’ offers access to a Business Class seat on a flight to Miami this November.

TravelX, the developer of the travel industry’s first blockchain-based distribution protocol, today announced its collaboration with Air Europa, Spain’s third largest airline that flies to more than 60 destinations around the world. The goal is to issue the world’s first series of NFT (non-fungible token) airline tickets or ‘NFTickets’.

Buyers will have access to a special Air Europa flight to Miami Beach on November 29, 2022, as well as concessions and events leading up to America’s premiere art fair, which takes place in Miami Beach in December. A series of (10) NFTickets in partnership with popular artists will be published every 14 days via the auction platform travelxchange.com/. The first ticket will be available through a live auction on April 11th at 4PM EST.

“Innovation is in our DNA. We have been pioneers in applying new technologies to our industry, and that will be the case with NFTs as well. It could be the next step in the travel industry,” said Bernardo Botella, Director of Global Sales at Air Europa. An airline that uses blockchain technology to manage inventory and distribution. We are excited to see where this requires travel as a whole and how it can improve the customer experience.”

NFTickets operate like traditional NFTs and are individually rare. When trading, transactions are securely recorded on the blockchain. When it is ready to use, the owner can submit an NFT and a matching flight ticket will be issued. Air Europa’s TravelX and NFTickets offer buyers an opportunity to create a portion of their travel history and participate in their first blockchain-powered flight.

NFTicket series titled ‘Art as a destination’ Curated by Ximena Caminos, who commissioned acclaimed multidisciplinary artist Carlos Betancourt for the first work. His works deal with questions of memory and personal experiences, as well as questions of nature, the environment, beauty, identity and communication. Carlos Betancourt’s artwork can be seen in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC, among others.

Betancourt said, “Artists are fascinated by discovery and exploration. The same goes for technology. Through this work, I am experimenting with the boundaries of art and technology. The moving artwork is inspired by spatial concepts, magical worlds, and also travel experiences such as the memories and feelings that these experiences evoke.”

“It is very exciting to launch a new type of NFT minted on the carbon-negative blockchain in Algorand,” Facundo Diaz stated, Co-founder of TravelX. “We will offer the best of traditional NFT, but with real-world application and experience. The result is a better flight ticket that travelers can easily manage and trade from their blockchain wallet, along with a new collectible. We believe NFTickets will be the perfect fusion between art and travel. and technology.”

To celebrate, TravelX is hosting an invited guest event at the Eiffel Tower to coincide with Paris NFT Day (April 12) and Paris Blockchain Week (April 13-14), where the final presentation of the first-ever NFTicket ticket will be announced.

For more information about TravelX, visit https://www.travelx.io. For more information on the event at the Eiffel Tower Paris, visit: https://nfticket.travelx.io/

Information about TravelX

Led by a team of technology and industry veterans with a track record of disruptive change, TravelX is building a blockchain-based distribution protocol designed to create a more secure, decentralized, frictionless, transparent and efficient travel industry. The company’s technology enables travel service providers to manage their inventory more efficiently, to code their inventory into NFTs, and take advantage of use cases that improve traveler agility and provider profitability.

Information about Air Europa

Air Europa is a member of the SkyTeam alliance of 19 airlines, whose members have served together as a large global network for 19 years, serving more than 630 million passengers annually. Air Europa’s fleet is among the most modern on the continent. In 2018, the German environmental organization Atmosfair Air Europa ranked it the most efficient European airline.

Media contact:

Shannon White
swhite@peppercomm.com

Original content by: TravelX, transmitted by aktuell news

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