Tag: air taxi

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, […]