airBaltic Speaks at Silicon Valley Summit 2022 in a Keynote on Planies NFT

The Latvian airline airBaltic is taking part in the Silicon Valley Summit 2022, hosted by Plug and Play from November 15 to November 17, 2022.

Today, Martin Gauss, President and CEO of the airline, participated in a keynote, sharing airBaltic story of its second NFT collection Planies.

Martin Gauss, President and CEO of airBaltic: “It is a tremendous honour to be here in the USA, representing airBaltic and what we do.

Innovation is at heart of our company, and, having just launched our Planies NFT collection last month, we are the airline pioneering the field of NFT in aviation industry.”

“There is such further and deeper utility behind this collection, so I am glad to share our story, experience and insights that the summit attendees can benefit from and further evaluate to potentially integrate in their work as well,” Martin Gauss added.

Silicon Valley Summit 2022 welcomed the leading start-ups and innovation experts to learn about breakthrough technology trends, network with like-minded people and listen in on fireside chats from industry leaders and executives.

airBaltic is well known as an airline of innovation among global carriers. Since 2014, airBaltic is the first airline in the world accepting Bitcoin and other crypto currencies to purchase flight tickets.

Later in 2021, airBaltic became the first airline globally to issue non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The company has concluded its first NFT collection – City Collection – available at

The airline’s second NFT collection Planies are a special cartoon aircraft design collection of 10 000 one-of-a-kind collectibles stored on the Ethereum blockchain.

Powered by airBaltic, every joyful Planie is a unique artwork generated from 180 different traits, such as wings, engines, a mouth, eyes and many more.

To bring added value to the collectors, all holders of Planies collectibles are able to enjoy various travel-related benefits of the airBaltic Club loyalty programme, including loyalty points, vouchers and other surprising privileges.

Further updates will follow on Planies NFT Club website at