Middle East

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Dubai – United Arab Emirates
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As part of the wider GCAA policy – see United Arab Emirates – Dubai has launched its “Dubai Sky Dome” initiative.
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NEOM – Saudi Arabia
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In December 2021 NEOM and Volocopter announced they were collaborating to design, implement and operate the world’s first bespoke public vertical mobility system. According to a press release: “Air taxi and vertical logistics services will be fully integrated with the overall multi-modal and zero-emission public transit system in NEOM.”
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Saudi Arabia is integrating UAM within its NEOM new-city programme. Meanwhile, in March 2022 Airbus and The Helicopter Company (THC) signed an agreement to introduce UAM to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as well as to continue expanding helicopter activities.
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The United Arab Emirates has an ambitious vision to make 25% of all transport trips to be smart and driverless by 2030. The UAE’s Autonomous Aerial Taxi Services (AATS) is a key part of this strategy.