Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi sees commercialisation of flying taxi service happening in 5-10 years

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said on Tuesday he can see commercialisation of the Uber Air flying taxi service happening within five to 10 years.

Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said on Tuesday he can see commercialisation of the Uber Air flying taxi service happening within five to 10 years.

Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Uber Technologies. Image: Reuters

Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Uber Technologies. Image: Reuters

The US ride-hailing app maker has said it expects flying vehicles to eventually become an affordable method of mass transportation.

Khosrowshahi was speaking at an investor forum in Tokyo on his first visit to Asia as Uber CEO.

Ride-hailing firms such as Uber see populous Japan as a potentially lucrative market and are pressing regulators to ease stringent rules governing the taxi industry.





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