Commercial air taxis: Services could begin in the next two or three years

Commercial air taxi services, also known as advanced air mobility or small electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircrafts may commence operations in the next two or three years, but will not reach scale until the mid-2030s, according to a new report by Bain & Company. By 2035, small eVTOL aircrafts will likely transport passengers and cargo […]

Volocopter secures another €200m investment

Urban Air Mobility company Volocopter has raised another €200 million (£173 million) in additional capital funding to bring its overall investment to €322 million (£278 million). It says this accelerates plans to launch the first commercial routes for its battery-powered air taxi solution for cities. Volocopter says it is in the final stages of providing […]

Air taxi company plans US entry

One of the biggest features of the last ITS World Congress, Volocopter, has announced plans to bring its air taxi service to American cities. The German start-up has announced the Federal Aviation Administration has positively accepted their application for concurrent Type Certificate validation. It explains that this sets the basis for Volocopter to bring electric […]

Volocopter air taxi taking first bookings

One of the highlights of last year’s ITS World Congress in Singapore has announced it’s taking bookings for its first commercial flights, but they won’t happen for three years. Volocopter, which demonstrated its idea for a “Voloport” on the iconic floating football field in the city and flew a demonstration over Marina Bay last October, […]


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