AAM/UAM route and programme news

MONTE and Cranfield Aerospace Solutions secure deal to bring zero-emission flight to Australia

MONTE Aircraft Leasing Limited have announced a three-party agreement with Cranfield Aerospace Solutions (CAeS) and Australian air charter company Torres Strait Air to convert up to ten Britten-Norman Islander aircraft to hydrogen-electric power. The deal, […]

Air taxis and personal transports

Regional airline Surf Air Mobility confirms order for 100 Cessna Grand Caravan EX aircraft

Surf Air Mobility, a regional air mobility platform, confirmed its exclusive relationship with Textron Aviation, upon the completion of its public market debut. Today the company announced that deliveries of the first 20 Cessna Grand […]

Fixed wing low/zero emissions

AURA AERO receives PART 21 Subpart J approval and becomes a certified aircraft manufacturer

AURA AERO, French aircraft manufacturer in decarbonised aviation, announces it has obtained the EASA PART 21J (industrial design) approval, that complements the PART 21G (manufacturing) approval obtained in November 2021, and officially becomes a full […]

Air taxis and personal transports

BETA Technologies’ ALIA – “the first all-electric eCTOL flight across national borders”

The very first international flight of a 100% electrically powered aircraft, configured to carry passengers or cargo, has landed in Montréal, according to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). “In recognition of this exciting and […]


FAA “grants first conditional vertiport approval” – to Blackstone, Virginia, Army Airfield

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued the first conditional approval for a vertiport at Allen C. Perkinson Blackstone Army Airfield (KBKT), in Blackstone, Virginia. “This action creates a path for the airport to […]