Articles tagged “air taxis”

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

Airlines

Air Taxi Makers Backed by United and Boeing Start Legal Dogfight

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.

Air Taxi Makers Backed by United and Boeing Start Legal Dogfight

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

Online Travel

Air Taxi Startup Joby May Go Public by Merging With a Blank Check Company

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.

Air Taxi Startup Joby May Go Public by Merging With a Blank Check Company

Airlines

Air New Zealand Will Make a Push Into Electric Air Taxis

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.

Air New Zealand Will Make a Push Into Electric Air Taxis

Rental Cars

Germany Is About to Give Flying Taxis a Try

It makes sense for Germany to get involved in the flying car sector. As we've pointed out, the technology is advancing but still far away from providing a solution to transportation woes around the world.

Germany Is About to Give Flying Taxis a Try