UAE Emirates airline to launch NFTs and experiences in the metaverse

UAE Emirates airline is set to launch NFTs ( Non Fungible Tokens) for its customers and employees, as well as build a signature brand experience in the metaverse.  

Emirates Airlines plans to offer both collectible and utility-based NFTs. The initiative is part of the carrier’s new strategy to “extend its leading experiences” into the latest digital spaces.

Emirates airline unveils strategy to extend its leading experiences for customers and employees into the latest digital spaces, with a committed investment of tens of millions of dollars. Image courtesy Emirates airline.

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates airline and Group said: “Dubai and the UAE are blazing the way in the digital economy, having a clear vision supported by practical policies and regulatory frameworks in areas such as virtual assets, artificial intelligence, and data protection. Emirates has always embraced advanced technologies to improve our business processes, enhance our customer offering, and enrich our employees’ skills and experiences. We are excited about the opportunities in the digital space of the future and are committing a significant investment in financial and resourcing terms, to develop products and services using advanced technologies that will deliver on revenue, brand experience, and business efficiencies.“

Emirates also announced that its Emirates Pavilion at the Expo 2020 site will be repurposed into a centre for innovation, bringing talent from all over the globe to bring to life the airline’s future-focused projects including those relating to the metaverse, NFTs and Web3.

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