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Here's what Uber's flying taxis and skyports could look like

Here's what Uber's flying taxis and skyports could look like

If all goes according to plan, Uber Air flying taxis will take off in Dallas, Los Angeles, and Melbourne in 2023, the company announced at its annual Uber Elevate Summit on Wednesday. Think of it like Uber Pool in the sky (but definitely not as cheap). The electric VTOLs (vertical take-off and landing vehicles) are similar to a helicopter, and will

Uber to launch its flying taxi service in Melbourne in 2023

Uber to launch its flying taxi service in Melbourne in 2023

U ber has selected Melbourne as the first non-US city for its air taxi service that is expected to launch in 2023 , as it unveiled new partners for the ambitious initiative. The Australian was named the third official pilot city for Uber Air, joining Dallas and Los Angeles. Test flights are to start in 2020 with commercial operations planned for 2023

Flying taxis are set to buzz through the skies of Melbourne, Australia

Flying taxis are set to buzz through the skies of Melbourne, Australia

Ridesharing giant Uber plans to start trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne. The city is the third flagged by Uber for the new taxi service, while it is working to create “first world’s aerial rideshare network.” One of the most populous cities in Australia is set to become the first international market for Uber Air, beating out cities

Australia announced as first market for Uber Air

Australia announced as first market for Uber Air

Uber has announced Australia will be the first international market for Uber Air. Melburnians will be able to book a 10-minute flight from the city CBD to Tullamarine Airport for under $100 — slashing a commute that can take up to an hour — with the capacity to carry four passengers with up to 20 kilograms of luggage. Melbourne has been selected

Uber to trial air travel app in Melbourne

Uber to trial air travel app in Melbourne

Melbourne will be the third city in the world to trial a new app-hailed Uber service, joining Dallas and Los Angeles in a pilot of Uber Air flights from 2020, before commercial operations start in 2023. Uber's regional manager for Australia and New Zealand, Jodie Auster, said Melbourne was selected after an 18-month process because of its population,

Melbourne to Be First Non-US City to Launch Uber Air Taxi Service - Reports

Melbourne to Be First Non-US City to Launch Uber Air Taxi Service - Reports

According to ABC news outlet, the first Uber Air pilots will launch in the US cities of Dallas and Los Angeles and aim to connect transport hubs like airports to central city sites. The first test flights are due to launch in 2020 and commercial operations are due to start from 2023. "Melbourne's unique demographic and geospatial factors and culture

Uber Air announces first international city to trial flying taxis

Uber Air announces first international city to trial flying taxis

Uber has announced the first international city its flying taxis one day might be buzzing over. The Australian city of Melbourne will join Los Angeles and Dallas as the third official pilot city for Uber Air, the rideshare company’s ambitious project to transport people in short distances via the skies. Test flights are expected in 2020, with commercial

Uber picks Melbourne as test site for flying taxi service

Uber picks Melbourne as test site for flying taxi service

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Uber Technologies said it will use Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne, as the first international test site for the group’s planned flying taxi service. The U.S. ride sharing firm had previously chosen Dubai as the first test site outside the United States for its UberAIR service but reopened its request for proposals last