Four Big Names Join Forces for the Airbus Air Taxi’s Debut in Italy | eVTOL

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Italy is determined to play a leading role in Europe’s emerging AAM (Advanced Air Mobility) industry. The perfect team to set this up should include an air taxi maker, a vertiport operator, an airline operator, and an energy solution provider, and that’s exactly the magic formula behind the first AAM ecosystem in Italy.

Back in 2022, ITA Airways, which started operating in 2021, teamed up with Airbus, looking to introduce pioneering eVTOL (electric vertical takeoff and landing) flights in Italy. This year, two other big names were added to this dream team: Enel and UrbanV. Enel will provide the electric charging infrastructure for the Airbus CityAirbus NextGen air taxi, while UrbanV will bring its vertiport infrastructure expertise. The goal is to establish an AAM ecosystem for upcoming air taxi operations in Italy.

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