World Airlines Partner with Bitnet to Accept Bitcoin Payments
NEW YORK (InsideBitcoins) – Turns out, you can get from here to there with bitcoin. UATP, a global payment solution owned and operated by a group of leading airlines around the globe, has partnered with Bitnet to offer bitcoin payments to some 260 airlines, as well as Amtrak.
‘We are very happy to be partnering with Bitnet to add bitcoin to our payment platform,’ said Ralph Kaiser, president and CEO, UATP in a release. ‘We are always looking for skilled partners to bring additional forms of payment to the UATP processing platform and Bitnet fits the bill well.’
Bitnet, with offices in San Francisco and Belfast, is comprised of a team that formerly worked with CyberSource and Visa and has a deep bench of experience in payment and fraud management systems for airlines.
This post was published at Inside Bitcoins on Feb 10, 2015.