Tag: air taxi

G. Ziemelis: The Future of Personal Air Transportation

Point to point long distance travel is, for the most part, efficient for passengers and profitable for companies. Between the airlines, railways, and highways most places in the world are quickly and readily accessible with respect to the limitation of today’s technology. As time and technology has advanced, travel has only gotten easier and quicker. […]

Air Taxis To Take Off Only After Safety Is Guaranteed

Dubai’s autonomous ‘air taxis’ have been highly anticipated since they were first announced last year, but the General Civil Aviation Authority has said that will only happen once all aspects of transport safety have been guaranteed. “The UAE will not only be the first country to allow operation of flying pilotless taxis, it also will […]

Wijet Acquires Blink to Create the World’s Largest Air Taxi Service

Wijet today announces that it is acquiring Blink to create the world’s largest air taxi company, with an enterprise value of €45m. The transaction will see the respective fleets being brought together into the same company and based all across Europs. With the scale that fifteen Cessna Mustang very light jets provides, the true efficiencies […]

Airbus Pursues Autonomous Air Taxi Research Project

Airbus Group has provided a glimpse into its research on air taxis as a solution for growing surface-transport gridlock in the largest cities. This includes prototyping an autonomous air vehicle for individual passenger and cargo transport and studies of a multi-passenger CityAirbus concept. The single-passenger vehicle is being developed by A3, Airbus’s Silicon Valley outpost, […]