AAM/UAM route and programme news

Chongqing “to launch regional eVTOL services in second half of 2024”

China’s Xinhua news agency reports that Chongqing, a mountainous municipality in southwest China, “intends to introduce diverse recreational activities related to low-altitude sports and tourism. These activities include parachuting, paragliding and sightseeing over the Yangtze […]

New city projects

Jiangmen Low-Altitude Tourism Town project announces order for 100 Xpeng Aerhot eVTOLs.

The Jiangmen Low-Altitude Tourism Town project has announced an order for 100 Xpeng Aerhot eVTOLs. According to the programme sponsors in a YouTube video: “The low-altitude cultural and tourism town project includes low-altitude flight experience, […]

Air taxis and personal transports

EHang and Taiyuan City to develop eVTOL operations “with up to 500 EH216-S eVTOLs”

EHang has announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Taiyuan Xishan Ecological Tourism Investment Construction Co to jointly develop the low-altitude economy in Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province, China. “Concurrently with the signing of the MoU, […]

New city projects

Australia anticipates air taxis at Brisbane 2032 Olympic Games – press reports

Australia’s air navigation service provider Airservices expects the Brisbane 2032 Olympic Games “to be catalysing event for air taxis”, according to Luke Gumley, Airservices head of transformation uncrewed services in an exclusive interview with The Guardian newspaper. Australia […]