By Chris Stonor
The Netherlands Groningen Airport will become the UKs, Electron Aviation, first operational airport to use its electric air taxis, reports a press release. The company recently announced the air taxi service from the Airport is to begin in 2026.
Deploying all-electric Electron 5 aircraft and carrying up to four passengers, the Suffolk-based air taxis will have a range of 750 km from the Airport. This covers destinations such as Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Hannover, London and Paris.
The agreement between the two parties was signed during the Hydrogen Valley Aviation event, part of the Wind meets Gas symposium.
Meiltje de Groot, director of Groningen Airport, commented, “We are very enthusiastic about the collaboration which brings us one step closer to offering emission free flight for everyone.”
Josef Mouris, CEO and co-Founder of Electron Aviation, added, “Our range of air taxis offers easier travel options to and from Groningen Airport at a competitive price together with zero emissions.”
Meiltje de Groot
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