Brazil’s Azul Takes a $1 Billion Leap Onto Electric Aircraft Bandwagon
2 months ago
The American Airlines investment in Vertical Aerospace marks the aviation industry's broad support of more than a dozen startups building air taxis. But be skeptical of the hype that small, electric-powered aircraft will be in the skies anytime soon.
Sean O'Neill, Skift | 3 months ago
Dozens of companies are attempting to build air taxis, and this dispute between Archer and Wisk over patents and intellectual property won't be the last.
Tracy Rucinski, Reuters | 4 months ago
6 months ago
Joby Aviation, a startup that's building an electric aircraft capable of making vertical takeoffs and landings inside cities, may seek to go public soon. If it does so by merging with a special-purpose acquisition company, it will copy similar moves by helicopter taxi service Blade and Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic.
Anirban Sen and Joshua Franklin, Reuters | 8 months ago
We don't know much about what Air New Zealand plans to do with these electric taxis. But it's an intriguing idea, and a good start for a promising new technology.
Matthew Brockett, Bloomberg | 3 years ago