Articles tagged “flying taxis”

Flying Taxi Tests in Singapore Reveal Rival Visions of the Future

Flying Taxi Tests in Singapore Reveal Rival Visions of the Future

Melissa Cheok and Dan Murtaugh, Bloomberg

We'll believe it when we see actual passengers in real flying taxis that authorities have approved as safe.

7 months ago

Startups Target Asian Markets for Flying Taxis Debut

Startups Target Asian Markets for Flying Taxis Debut

Richard Weiss and Stefan Nicola, Bloomberg

Air taxis that can transport tourists and provide support flights after natural disasters can’t happen soon enough. However regulatory hurdles may delay their debut. Fortunately in Asia, cities such as Singapore and Dubai love them.

1 year ago

Boeing’s New Business Unit Chases Future Air Travel Technologies

Boeing’s New Business Unit Chases Future Air Travel Technologies

Julie Johnsson, Bloomberg

The movie Blade Runner 2049 includes only a few flying cars. Does their absence reflect problems? Questions of safety and price are also relevant to Boeing's new business unit Next as it develops flying cars in concert with outside vendors.

2 years ago

Airbus Takes on Uber With New Flying Taxi Division

Airbus Takes on Uber With New Flying Taxi Division

Ania Nussbaum, Bloomberg

It's kind of a surprise that it has taken Airbus this long to set up a dedicated division covering the future of transport. Still, given the company's financial might, you'd expect it to quickly become a leader in the field.

2 years ago