Public consultation

ADW 2020: Pan-European Urban Air Mobility Projects & Initiatives Community launched

European-Union funded urban air mobility (UAM) research programmes and supporting partners have formed a new alliance to support the European Commission by bringing together local, national and EU-funded projects, along with initiatives and regulatory bodies […]

Public consultation

ESA study “shows industry stakeholders see UAM as helicopter replacement service” – Egis

According to a social media post from Egis, a new European Space Agency (ESA) study called ‘SUPER’ (Supporting UAM Planning with EO Resources) is looking at using Satellite Earth Observation (SatEO) and Satellite Navigation (SatNav) […]

Emerging regulations

ACI Europe publishes UAM position paper – highlighting security, baggage, C-UAS and airport vertiport operations

European airport trade association ACI Europe has published a position paper on urban air mobility (UAM), highlighting its view on regulations and operations. Here are some of the key highlights: Vertiports within airports: “It should […]

Inspection and surveillance

Flying Forward to start autonomous drone operation trials at Eindhoven HTCE

European Union funded urban air mobility research programme Flying Forward 2020 (FF2020) has announced it will initiate autonomous drone demonstrations on High Tech Campus Eindhoven (HTCE). FF2020 has been developing solutions that will be tested in five living labs, […]

Medical/pharmaceutical transport

Turkey leads in EIT Urban Mobility project to develop Urban Air Traffic Management system

Istanbul Kultur University Technology Transfer Office is leading the Urban Air Traffic Management DEVelOpment & DEMOnstration which aims to transport medical deliveries by drone in three different cities. The project is supported by EIT Urban […]


SparkCognition, SkyGrid and LIFT Aircraft “link to deliver blockchain UTM for autonomous vehicles”

SparkCognition Government Systems (SGS) has announced its partnership with SkyGrid and LIFT Aircraft Inc. According to a company press release: “The companies will apply AI and blockchain technology to manage the airspace for autonomous vehicles, […]