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NEWS Feb 27, 2024 World's First Intercity Air Taxi Flight Travels From Shenzhen to Zhuhai, Operated by AutoFlight German-Chinese electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) startup AutoFlight completed the world's first electric air taxi demonstration flight between two cities. The flight went from Shenzhen to Zhuhai in China's Guangdong province on February 27. Read More →
NEWS Feb 27, 2024 Supernal Takes Off With eVTOL Ambitions as S-A2 and Partnerships Forge Path in Urban Air Mobility Supernal, the Hyundai Motor Company subsidiary focusing on advanced air mobility (AAM), is making significant progress towards introducing an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. At an innovation summit in Las Vegas in January, the company unveiled its product, the S-A2 aircraft. Supernal also announced deals with the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) at the Singapore Airshow this month. Read More →
NEWS Feb 22, 2024 Lilium Announces eVTOL Operations in Southeast Asia, Expanded Charging Infrastructure at Singapore Airshow Lilium is making significant progress in developing the Lilium Jet, its electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. Earlier this month, the German aerospace company announced the designation of Orlando International Airport (MCO) as a center of its U.S. operations. Lilum expanded on its momentum by making two major deals at the Singapore Airshow on February 20. Decarbonizing aviation through sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and advanced air mobility (AAM), which includes eVTOLs, was a major focus of this year's event. Read More →
STORIES Feb 13, 2024 Exclusive: Interview With Brandon Robinson, CEO and Co-Founder of Horizon Aircraft I had the chance to sit down with Brandon Robinson, the CEO of Horizon Aircraft, about hybrid electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft and urban air mobility for longer-haul flights. Horizon Aircraft is a Canadian aerospace company building a hybrid eVTOL aircraft for commercial passenger and cargo operation. Its product is the Cavorite X7: a hybrid eVTOL aircraft that takes off vertically and flies like a conventional plane once airborne. Read More →
NEWS Feb 11, 2024 eVTOL Company Lilium Designates Orlando Airport as Center for Florida's Electric Aviation Industry German aerospace company Lilium is developing the Lilium Jet, an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that can accommodate six passengers and one pilot. On February 8, Lilium announced the expansion of its existing operations in Florida by designating Orlando International Airport (MCO) as a hub for its operations in central Florida alongside another vertiport in Lake Nona. Read More →
NEWS Jan 18, 2024 Passengers Can Soon Commute By Air in These Four U.S. Cities Many companies aim to solve traffic congestion through urban air mobility, using electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOLs) aircraft to transport passengers and cargo across urban areas. One company that has become a leader in the space, Archer Aviation, announced a partnership with Atlantic Aviation to introduce electric aircraft operations in four major U.S. metropolitan areas on January 17. The deal involves expanding charging infrastructure and launching eVTOL routes in these regions. Read More →
STORIES Jan 14, 2024 This New Hydroelectric VTOL Aircraft Could Be the Future of Private Air Travel Swiss aviation startup Sirius Aviation AG has unveiled the groundbreaking Sirius Jet, the world's first hydrogen-powered VTOL aircraft, designed in collaboration with BMW's Designworks and Sauber Group. The aircraft, set to debut in 2025 with versions for private and commercial aviation, features zero emissions, impressive flight ranges, and speeds, marking a significant leap towards sustainable air travel. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Nov 20, 2023 United Airlines Joins Growing eVTOL Market with Archer Aviation Archer Aviation is one of the largest companies developing electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. eVTOLs use electricity to take off, fly, and land vertically. United Airlines has ordered $1 billion worth of Archer's eVTOLs and will launch two routes connecting passengers in New York and Chicago to their respective airports. Read More →
NEWS Sep 11, 2022 United Airlines Places Order for 200 eVTOL Air Taxis On Thursday, United Airlines announced its order of 200 Electric Vertical Take Off and Landing (eVTOL) air taxis with Eve. The Embraer-owned startup, Eve Air Mobility, has made a $15 million pre-purchase agreement with United for 200 aircraft, with an option of 200 more available. The company had broken off from Embraer in May to become Publicly-traded, joining a shell company specializing in eVTOL aircraft. Read More →