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May 10, 2018
Uber has started a contest to select an international city to allow it to begin the UberAIR flying taxi demo in 2020Uber previously named Dubai as its third launch city but said on 8 May it had reopened its selection process to include other cities which fit more of its criteria.
May 09, 2018
Uber signs an agreement with NASA to provide data support for its urban air transportation programAs part of the pact, Uber will share data related to its efforts to build flying taxis in 2020 for the development of NASA’s urban air mobility program.
Mar 14, 2018
Regulators allow Google co-founder Larry Page to test and develop flying taxis in New ZealandTrialling the flying taxis will reportedly take six years, with operations based around the city of Christchurch.
Feb 20, 2018
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi sees commercialisation of flying taxi service happening in 5-10 yearsUber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said on Tuesday he can see commercialisation of the Uber Air flying taxi service happening within five to 10 years.
Nov 09, 2017
Uber to begin its flying taxi project codenamed Elevate in Los Angeles by 2020; to partner with NASA for the sameRide-hailing app Uber has announced that it will start its ambitious flying taxi project in Los Angeles by 2020 to deal with the city's traffic problem
Nov 08, 2017
NASA strikes deal with Uber to develop an air control software for managing flying taxisUber said it was the first formal services contract by National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA) covering low-altitude airspace.
Sep 05, 2017
Lilium, the German ‘flying taxi’ firm has secured $90 million in funding from Tencent and othersLilium said it plans to use the fresh funding to dramatically expand hiring and carry it through the next development stages of its 5-seater electric jet.
Aug 01, 2017
Daimler and other firms provide $30 million in funding to VolocopterDaimler joined a consortium which includes technology investor Lukasz Gadowski, who sits on the supervisory board of Delivery Hero
Apr 26, 2017
Uber promises to deploy zero emission flying taxis in Texas and Dubai by 2020After upending the taxi market with its ride-hailing service, Uber Technologies Inc is now aiming for the skies with its flying taxis.
Apr 21, 2017
Lilium successfully tests five seater flying taxi prototype in GermanyThe five-seater jet, which will be capable of vertical take-off and landing, could be used for urban air taxi and ride-sharing services.