Articles tagged “air taxis”

Online Travel

Ixigo IPO Garners Significant Demand Across Investor Categories — India Report

Ixigo's IPO closed to a blockbuster subscription window. The online travel company's performance at the Indian bourses is indicative of the positive sentiments that prevail in India with regard to the travel industry.

Ixigo IPO Garners Significant Demand Across Investor Categories — India Report

Airlines

Flying Taxis in Dubai by 2026? Latest Plans Revealed

Dubai is no stranger to being a trendsetter, but if realized, this latest leap could propel the city into the transportation super league.

Flying Taxis in Dubai by 2026? Latest Plans Revealed

Tourism

Saudi Arabia’s Tourism Boosts Post-Covid Recovery of Real Estate Sector

As countries in the Middle East set ambitious tourism targets for the future, Saudi Arabia is investing in infrastructure to drive numbers, while Dubai is investing in technology to adopt "Smart Gates" at Dubai airport and looking to make air taxis a reality.

Saudi Arabia’s Tourism Boosts Post-Covid Recovery of Real Estate Sector

News Blog

Dubai Sets 2026 for Launch of Air Taxis

Dubai has yet again revealed its plans to connect the city through flying taxis and expects to launch aerial taxi operations by 2026. In 2017, the city had test-flown a driverless vehicle called the Autonomous Air Taxi, that was touted to be the world’s first self-flying taxi service set to be introduced by Dubai’s Road and…

Airlines

Full Video: Air Lease Executive Chairman Udvar-Házy at Skift Aviation Forum 2022

While Air Lease's Steven Udvar-Házy believes Europe is likely to see more airline consolidation, he's uncertain that will be the case in Latin America. Watch him also discuss challenges facing companies involved in both the aircraft and electric air taxi markets.

Full Video: Air Lease Executive Chairman Udvar-Házy at Skift Aviation Forum 2022

News Blog

Saudi Arabia’s National Carrier Signs Agreement to Buy 100 Lilium Air Taxis

Saudi Arabia’s national flag carrier Saudia announced on Wednesday that it has signed an agreement with German air taxi startup Lilium to purchase 100 jets. With this purchase Saudia intends to launch new electric point-to-point connections as well as seamless feeder connections to Saudia’s hubs for business class guests, the airline said in a release.…

Airline Weekly

AirAsia Plans to Add 100 Air Taxis to Ridesharing Platform

Electric air taxis have captured airlines' attention by offering them a solution to the last-mile of travelers' trips, and meeting carbon emission targets. AirAsia is the latest to jump for the technology with a big commitment for the proposed planes.

AirAsia Plans to Add 100 Air Taxis to Ridesharing Platform

Airline Weekly

Brazil’s Azul Takes a $1 Billion Leap Onto Electric Aircraft Bandwagon

Brazil’s Azul Takes a $1 Billion Leap Onto Electric Aircraft Bandwagon

Online Travel

American Airlines Backs Vertical Aerospace Electric Planes: Travel Startup Funding This Week

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.

American Airlines Backs Vertical Aerospace Electric Planes: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Airline Weekly

Air Taxi Companies Sued Over Intellectual Property: What’s Behind the Lawsuit

Air Taxi Companies Sued Over Intellectual Property: What’s Behind the Lawsuit