Electric air taxis to make their debut in Brazil’s most congested city

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 19:36:15 GMT 11

Electric air taxis to make their debut in Brazil’s most congested city


A Dublin-based company is promising zero-emission journeys across traffic-choked São Paulo, Latin America’s biggest city

The skies over Latin America’s largest city are set to witness a futuristic aerospace revolution after the Brazilian budget airline Gol struck a deal that could see it ferry commuters around São Paulo in hundreds of low-cost zero-emission electric air taxis.

“It’s going to be an absolute disrupter. We’re going to democratise air travel,” Dómhnal Slattery, chief executive of the group that will provide the aircraft to Gol, claimed in an interview with the Financial Times.

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