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ITA Airways partners with Airbus on CityAirbus NextGen

Airbus has found its first partner for the CityAirbus NextGen Urban Air Mobility (UAM) program. The OEM has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Italian airline ITA Airways to develop the UAM market in Italy. ITA Airways partners with Airbus on CityAirbus...

Vertical opens up Turkish UAM market with Avolon and Gözen

Irish lessor Avolon has placed fifty Vertical Aerospace VX4 eVTOL aircraft with Gözen Holding, making it the first to enter the Turkish market for urban air mobility (UAM). Gözen plans to develop this emerging market, notably around Istanbul and its overcrowded roads....

Airbus and Spirit tie-up on CityAirbus wings

Airbus has signed an agreement with its long-term Tier 1-supplier Spirit AeroSystems on the development and manufacturing of the wings for the CityAirbus NextGen. The revised version of Airbus’ eVTOL vehicle is scheduled to make its first flight in 2023. Airbus and...

Zanite acquires Eve UAM but keeps strong ties with Embraer

UPDATE - Embraer will integrate its urban air mobility subsidiary Eve UAM into Zanite, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) that is focused on the aviation sector. Zanite will rebrand as Eve Holding but Embraer Aircraft Holding will keep approximately 80...