At the Greentech Festival in Berlin on 16 September Volocopter announced the world’s first public sale for electrical air taxi flight reservations. According to a company press release:
“Effective immediately, Volocopter fans world-wide can reserve their tickets online and be amongst the very first to take this new form of mobility. The VoloFirst costs EUR300 and can be reserved with a 10% deposit. There are only 1,000 presale reservations available for a limited time.”
“Based on our public test flights and regulatory achievement record, we have paved the way to make electric flight in cities common in just a few years. With the start of reservations, we now invite our supporters and innovators around the world to join us and be amongst the first to experience this new and exciting form of mobility,” said Volocopter CEO Florian Reuter. The reservations for the first VoloCity flights are available world-wide on the Volocopter Reservation Platform.”
“While the final certification for air taxis is still pending, we do have a detailed realistic timeline to launch commercial VoloCity flights in the next 2-3 years. Moreover, those who reserve now can receive the latest updates about our progress and the commercial launch plan,” said Volocopter’s Chief Commercial Officer Christian Bauer.
|The reservation includes:
• A flight with a duration of approx. 15 minutes (approx.) scheduled within the first 12 months after commercial launch.
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