Egis and Urban-Air Port today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly develop Urban-Air Port’s compact and modular vertiport solutions with a strong focus on the patented, technology-driven Vertical Airfield that the companies say “will become the game changer in scaling-up eVTOL operations and creating a global Advanced Air Mobility Network.”
Egis’ says its mission is to create and operate intelligent infrastructure capable of responding to the climate emergency and its multi-disciplinary approach of expert teams working closely across every aspect of mobility, energy and the built environment will strengthen Urban-Air Port’s vertiport solutions. Specialist engineering and operational input the company says will be the initial focus of this new partnership.
Herve Drévillon, Project Director at Egis said: “Urban-Air Port’s Vertical Airfield project offers an efficient footprint and an innovative terminal building design. We are looking forward to working with the team, bringing our understanding of airspace management and integration, all-round engineering experience and a track record in operating 20 airports around the world, to help make it happen.”
Andrea Wu, Chief Executive Officer at Urban-Air Port Ltd said: “Egis has extensive experience designing and operating a wide array of transport infrastructure systems from highways to airports. Combined with our strategic vision to create sustainable, intermodal transport hubs enabled by Urban-Air Port’s Technology, this partnership provides for a powerful new alliance to deliver on the promise of Advanced Air Mobility.”
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