20 February 2014
AirFastTickets.com said it plans to accept bitcoins, the decentralized digital currency that allows for peer-to-peer anonymous payments. The travel-booking agency is the first in both the US and Europe to accept the digital currency.
Launched in 2009, Bitcoin has received attention for its list of notable companies offering consumers the payment option of using the new currency. The products and services range from Virgin Galactic to online dating site, OkCupid, and Overstock.com.
Founded in 2009, AirFastTickets is an international online travel agency focused on providing the most efficient, powerful, and valuable travel booking tools on earth for both consumers and businesses. Headquartered in New York City, the company also has offices in Athens, London, and Frankfurt.