Air Nippon Airways has launched an aeronautical-themed non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace, the first of its kind for an airline group. The NFT marketplace was developed by its subsidiary ANA Neo and will sell digital collectibles themed around flight.
The inaugural collection features the work of aerial photographer Luke Ozawa. It includes his first NFT, a digital photograph that will be sold alongside the positive film used to develop it.
ANA GranWhale NFT Marketplace
Japan’s leading airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) has taken a significant step into Web3 with the launch of a specialized non-fungible token marketplace. This innovative NFT marketplace caters exclusively to aeronautical-themed digital collectibles. It is operated by ANA NEO, the company’s metaverse subsidiary with outside backers.
The first NFT collection features aviation photography from Luke Ozawa, a photographer who has been taking pictures of planes for more than half a century. The NFTs were released on May 30, and can be purchased using a MetaMask wallet or with fiat currency via a credit card.
ANA plans to release additional NFT collections that will feature images of various airplanes. The company will also consider launching exclusive NFTs of landmarks and attractions in Japan. This is a major milestone for NFTs, and marks the first time an airline has launched a bespoke NFT platform. The company’s move into the world of Web3 is a sign of how powerful NFTs can be in the digital economy.
All Nippon Airways, Japan’s largest airline group holding company, has launched its own business based on non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The company has established an NFT platform that will offer aviation-themed virtual products and metaverse experiences. The platform was launched through a subsidiary called ANA NEO.
The ANA NFT Marketplace will allow artists and creators to sell their works as NFTs, while also facilitating trading of some of the items. The site will begin sales of NFT products with the inaugural collection featuring works by aviation photographer Luke Ozawa.
The NFTs will be sold in a digital form that is identical to the original photo. The initial collection features six of Ozawa’s awe-inspiring photographs, each accompanied by an original positive film. ANA plans to expand its NFT product offerings in the future, including 3D model airplanes. The first NFTs are expected to go on sale on June 7. NFT buyers will be able to purchase them using the Ethereum MetaMask wallet or by credit card.
ANA NFT Platform
Japan’s largest airline company has embraced the world of non-fungible tokens (NFT). On May 30, ANA launched the first NFT marketplace as an airline group. The marketplace is called ANA GranWhale NFT MarketPlace, and it offers NFTs of aviation photography and other digital collectables.
The initial NFT collection features works from aviation photographer Luke Ozawa. These works will be available for sale as NFTs from May 30 until June 7. The ANA NFT Platform will also sell NFTs of two digital 3D airplanes in a special livery that was used when the airline became Boeing’s launch customer in 2011.
The ANA NFT Platform is operated by ANA Digital Solutions Co., Ltd., an ANA group company that focuses on developing immersive digital experiences. The company hopes to use its NFT business to create new connections with customers. In addition, ANA is collaborating with companies that specialize in NFT-related services to promote its NFT marketplace.
ANA NFT Collection
All Nippon Airways, Japan’s largest airline and a leader in virtual travel, has taken another step towards the Web 3.0 era. The company has launched a non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace, the first of its kind for an airline group. It will promote the business with its virtual travel platform ANA GranWhale, and sales of NFT products under the ANA NFT Collection will begin on May 30.
The first product will be NFT conversions of aviation photographer Luke Ozawa’s digital photograph works, which will be sold at auction. The NFTs will be accompanied by the original positive film used for photo development. The second product will be NFT renditions of two digital 3D airplane designs including the special livery of ANA’s inaugural Boeing 787 and the initially proposed design.
The ANA NFT marketplace is available through the MetaMask wallet and supports credit card payments. NFTs are digital assets that represent ownership of virtual items. They are used for various applications, including games and art.