After Venezuela’s leading aviation academy announced the use of bitcoin payments, it began to adopt cryptocurrencies. Caracas Air now accepts encrypted payments from anyone who wants to take any course.
The college started operations in 2015
According to the announcement production Through its CEO Oliver Laufer, the academy will also provide discounts and financing plans for those who choose to use Bitcoin (BTC) for payment. Overall, Caracas Airlines is recognized as the most outstanding emerging aviation and accredited aviation academy in Venezuela.
On the basis of customers, the company teaches nearly 900 students every year, and its courses have been certified by the Venezuelan Aviation Authority (INAC). Laufer founded the academy with his brother in 2015 after purchasing a Cessna 172 Skyhawk to operate the school.
Those who obtain certification from Caracas Air can obtain a license authorized by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), becoming the first ICAO-certified aviation academy in Venezuela that offers BTC payments.
The courses that students can pay through cryptocurrency also include those who choose to become flight crews, flight dispatchers, professional teaching introductory courses, safety management systems (SMS), reduced vertical separation minimum (RVSM) and performance-based navigation (PBN) course. .
However, the company did not disclose the percentage of discount people enjoy when paying with Bitcoin.
Venezuela’s adoption of cryptocurrency in the crisis continues to maintain a bullish trend
The announcement follows a series of similar statements made by different industries across the country. As Bitcoin.com reported in March 2021, customers of Venezuela’s largest satellite TV provider can now pay monthly bills in cryptocurrency.
Simple TV announced that it has enabled the feature for more than 4 million users, and the company’s company is a replacement for Directv.
In addition, Venezuela has emerged cryptocurrency-friendly freelance solutions to solve the difficulties of arranging payments with foreign laws, such as Venezuelan workers (Venezuelan freelance platform), which connects local freelancers with those seeking to carry out certain projects Or connect with global employers performing specific tasks.
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