Stratos Jet Charters Inc., Orlando, Florida has announced that it has partnered up with FTX US. This collaboration will allow Stratos Jet customers to pay with cryptocurrency via FTXPay. The CEO of Stratos Jet says the company has been in search of a crypto partner and noted that FTX was an “ideal fit.”
Stratos Jet Customers can Book and Pay For Flights using Cryptocurrencies
Stratos Jet charters Inc. announced Tuesday that it has signed a contract with FTX USA, allowing customers to use cryptocurrencies for payment. This firm acts as a private jet charter broker. It also offers an online platform, the Stratos Marketplace. The application lets people book flights with Stratos Jet instantly and with the FTX integration, the company says with “just a few extra clicks, clients can also easily book and pay for their charter flights.”
Joel Thomas, Stratos Jet’s CEO explained in the announcement that Stratos Marketplace needed a cryptocurrency partner. Thomas explained that the choice was made because of the numerous security features and benefits FTX has. In a statement sent to Bitcoin.com News, Thomas elaborated that the “[FTX] platform is sophisticated yet simple for clients to use, and it integrates seamlessly with our air charter marketplace.”
Stratos Jet isn’t the only charter company that allows customers to pay with cryptocurrencies. In mid-February, Bitcoin.com News reported on the company directional aviation company Privatefly’s report, which said close to 20% of the firm’s sales were paid in cryptocurrencies in January. You can also use Fast Private Jet to access the cryptocurrency payments company Bitpay.
In regard to the Stratos Jet partnership, the president of FTX US, Brett Harrison, says that FTX pay was built to make it so firms can “accept payment in any type of currency.”
“As an organization, Stratos prioritizes the customer experience and we’re happy to assist them in this process through our payment platform,” Harrison further remarked. “It’s exciting to work with an industry leader and assist in bettering their customer experience while also elevating the presence of digital assets outside of the traditional financial landscape.”
The Stratos Jet CEO concluded by explaining that there’s been an “unprecedented level of demand for private aviation.” The firm’s executive felt that by leveraging FTX it would “dramatically reduce our risk vs credit cards.” FTX’s collaboration with Stratos Jet follows the firm’s deal with Monumental Sports Entertainment and a number of sports-related partnerships in 2021.
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