Volocopter plans to launch air taxis
Volocopter, a GeoWorks’ GeoTech, has been making progress in its plans to launch an air taxi service in Singapore in the next two to three years, according to a Business Times article published on the 1st October.
The aviation start-up’s first route in Singapore is expected to be a tourist ride with views of the Marina Bay skyline. Its electrically-powered, quiet and emission-free aircraft can seat up to two passengers.
"This could enhance Singapore's tourism industry with a new attraction. Follow-on connections may include cross-border flights, which may enhance regional connectivity and offer significant improved travel experiences to other economic centres nearby," said Volocopter’s Head of Singapore and Business Development Southeast Asia, Chu Hon Lung.
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