Japan Airlines (JAL) has a deal with Avolon for up to 100 Vertical Aerospace VA-X4 air taxis, and has reserved another 100 eVTOLs from Volocopter.
UP.Partners has closed a $230 million early stage venture capital fund dedicated to enabling technologies for multiple forms of sustainable mobility.
Skyports is partnering with SEA Milan Airports to investigate the possibility of developing and operating a network of vertiports in Italy.
XPeng’s urban air mobility company, HT Aero, has secured over US$500 million to advance its goal of developing a true flying car by 2024.
South Korea expects to establish fixed corridors for initial urban air mobility (UAM) operations, with those ultimately evolving into dynamic corridor networks.
Volocopter has partnered with Austrian vehicle manufacturer Schwarzmüller to create a “Mobile Vertipad” for the eVTOL VoloDrone.