Vertiports

Germany funds research to make Ingolstadt/Manching “the centre of European AAM industry”

The German Federal Transport Minister Volker Wissing has agreed the funding of EUR 2.1 million for the “FlyingIN2Air” project researching vertiport operations in Ingolstadt/Manching. According to a press release: “To integrate AAM into the intermodal […]

Business Partnerships

SkyDrive and Volatus create strategic alliance

SkyDrive, a manufacturer of eVTOLs in Japan and U.S. based Volatus Infrastructure, designers and producers of AAM infrastructure including vertiports and charging stations, have announced a strategic alliance to support each other’s business development and […]

UAM infrastructure

AECOM and Ferrovial Vertiports advance zero-carbon vertiport infrastructure in Florida through site selection framework

AECOM, the infrastructure consulting firm, and Ferrovial Vertiports, a subsidiary of global infrastructure operator Ferrovial, have released a statement announcing the implementation of a due-diligence framework to identify optimal sites for a planned vertiport network […]

UAM infrastructure

DroNext Japan is transforming to SkyScape

Akihabara News (Tokyo) is reporting that Osaka-based drone services provider DroNext is transforming into SkyScape, a new player in Japan’s eVTOL industry.  “It aims to enter the advanced air mobility vertiport market with financial support […]