Australasia

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Australia is likely to be a UAM global pioneer, as government high-level strategic plans and industry bottom-up plans move more closely together. Melbourne was originally chosen as a launch city for Uber’s UAM services but since the take-over by Joby of Uber these plans have been delayed.
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Brisbane - Queensland - Australia
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Skyportz is planning to build a series of vertiports to take visitors from the city centre to the Olympic Village for the 2032 Olympic Games, establishing a Moreton Bay air taxi hub.
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Canberra - Australia
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The Government of the Australian Capital Territory has published its National Emerging Aviation Technologies Policy covering drone and eVTOL industries.
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Gold Coast - Australia
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In March 2022 Skyportz and Sea World Helicopters announced a partnership to bring eVTOL operations to the Gold Coast. John Orr-Campbell, CEO of Sea World Helicopters said: “We intend to be at the forefront of the industry as it morphs into cleaner and quieter electric propulsion.
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Melbourne – Victoria – Australia
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At August 2022 Australian Association for Uncrewed Systems (AAUS) annual Advanced Air Mobility summit in Melbourne Skyportz announced it would develop the first vertiport in Australia at Caribbean Park in Melbourne’s east, in conjunction with Contreras Earl Architects, to70 aviation, Arup and Microflite.
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In February 2020 New Zealand Government signed a memorandum of understanding with urban air mobility company Wisk to support a transport trial of the company’s Cora air taxi in Canterbury.
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Perth – Australia
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In March 2022 electric aircraft dealer FlyOnE announced a collaboration with eVTOL maker AIR “to facilitate the delivery of 25 two-seater aircraft”, reported a press release.
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Sydney – Australia
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In December 2021 Eve announced a partnership with Sydney Seaplanes for electric air taxi operations in Greater Sydney.