Articles tagged “volocopter”

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.

3 months ago

Flying Taxi Startup Aims to Make Drone-Like Helicopters Popular

Flying Taxi Startup Aims to Make Drone-Like Helicopters Popular

Stefan Nicola, Bloomberg

German startup Volocopter seeks to raise more money to build drone-like helicopters for ferrying passengers. We tend to be skeptical of toys for the rich like this — even if this editor wants to fly one.

1 year ago

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Why Airlines Should Embrace the Potential of Passenger Drones

Why Airlines Should Embrace the Potential of Passenger Drones

CarTrawler + Skift

Passenger drones are edging their way to becoming viable options for travelers transferring to and from airports. Airlines should explore how they can take advantage of this technology through potential upgrades and loyalty points before being left behind.

1 year ago