Cryptocurrencies have become an increasingly used tool for purchasing different products and even paying for plane tickets, although they are not currently at their strongest. Considering this situation, Aena decided to launch. a pilot plan for the installation of ATMs at airports, selects three top-notch attractions for this. This is the case of Alicante-Elche airport in El Altet, along with Palma de Mallorca and Ibiza First in Spain where travelers can acquire digital currencies. An initiative that will include other airports in the country depending on its results.
Using bitcoin to pay is becoming quite common, and more and more people are transacting to purchase items like clothing, video games, gift cards and even plane tickets. On this basis, Aena began issuing licenses to install its first cryptocurrency ATMs at three airports in Spain. Ibiza, Palma de Mallorca and Alicante-Elche.
According to the information provided by the public company that operates the national airports, the authorized company start BitBaseRecognized by the Bank of Spain as a provider of virtual currency exchange services for fiduciary currency. In this way, ATMs are already expected to be implemented in these three terminals in the coming weeks.
This first award is pilot in principle. Aena chose three airports great importance for tourism To check the usage level of this new service. Depending on acceptance and results achieved, it will be expanded to include other airports.
Digital currencies, especially bitcoins, can be purchased from cryptocurrency ATMs. In this sense, The maximum purchase is set at 2,500 Euroswith cash or card, but for transactions costing more than 995 Euros, you will need to register at the ATM itself.
It should be noted that at the moment it is Spain. Third country in the world with the most cryptocurrency ATMs, with 217 units, had not landed at airports until now. The leading countries are the United States and Canada.