Flying Taxi

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This flying taxi is quieter than a dishwasher

04 Oct 2019

This flying taxi is quieter than a dishwasher

Kitty Hawk, the 'flying taxi' start-up backed by Google's co-founder Larry Page and Boeing, has unveiled a new aircraft called Heaviside.

Japanese flying taxi nails first major flight: Details here

06 Aug 2019

Japanese flying taxi nails first major flight: Details here

Thanks to the attention of technology and aerospace giants, flying taxis are the rage these days.

Soon, Uber will offer quick helicopter rides: Details here

07 Jun 2019

Soon, Uber will offer quick helicopter rides: Details here

Back in 2015, ride-hailing giant Ola played a witty April Fools' Day prank by announcing OLA Air - helicopter rides for metro cities.

Boeing's self-flying car nails first flight, inches closer to launch

24 Jan 2019

Boeing's self-flying car nails first flight, inches closer to launch

Just as several tech giants, including Airbus and Larry Page's Kitty Hawk, continue to develop their flying car projects, Boeing has achieved a major breakthrough in the space.

Larry Page's 'Cora' air taxi project inches closer to reality

16 Oct 2018

Larry Page's 'Cora' air taxi project inches closer to reality

Kitty Hawk, Larry Page's flying car company, is inching closer towards bringing one of its projects to life - Cora.

Aston Martin unveils its concept luxury flying car

17 Jul 2018

Aston Martin unveils its concept luxury flying car

As an expression of interest in flying cars, luxury car maker Aston Martin has unveiled its concept of a personal aerial vehicle and it is as luxurious as you would expect.

Elon Musk revolutionizing urban transit with $1, 150mph underground rides

19 May 2018

Elon Musk revolutionizing urban transit with $1, 150mph underground rides

Elon Musk has introduced Loop, a personalized mass transit system which would carry up to 16 passengers at a speed of 150 mph in all-electric, underground pods.

Uber expands partnership with NASA to develop flying taxis

10 May 2018

Uber expands partnership with NASA to develop flying taxis

Uber has signed a second Space Act Agreement with NASA to get help on its ambitious flying taxi project Elevate.

Google co-founder funded company unveils autonomous flying taxis

17 Mar 2018

Google co-founder funded company unveils autonomous flying taxis

For sometime now, Kitty Hawk, a company funded by Google co-founder Larry Page, has been secretly testing a new kind of autonomous flying taxis in New Zealand.

Flying cars isn't the solution to traffic congestion: Elon Musk

23 Feb 2018

Flying cars isn't the solution to traffic congestion: Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said flying cars is not a good solution to the problem of traffic congestion.

Biggest issue of self-driving taxis: How to clean riders' puke?

08 Sep 2017

Biggest issue of self-driving taxis: How to clean riders' puke?

Not very far in the future, fully-autonomous taxis will become a reality, offering faster and cheaper services.

Are you ready to ride in a pilotless sky taxi?

04 Sep 2017

Are you ready to ride in a pilotless sky taxi?

We all know at least one person around us, who has a fear of flying or "aviophobia" and that includes flying on a commercial airplane, which has a licensed pilot. Therefore, it shouldn't be hard to understand, why some people are petrified of riding a pilotless passenger-carrying sky taxi.

This electric multicopter to hit Dubai skies, soon!

20 Jun 2017

This electric multicopter to hit Dubai skies, soon!

German aviation start-up Volocopter, formerly known as E-volo, has struck a deal with the Road and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai.

Hoverbikes - next leap for modern-day  transport

09 Apr 2017

Hoverbikes - next leap for modern-day transport

The 21st century may have hugely disappointed nerds with limited modes of transportation but there is salvation at hand.

Dubai to launch passenger drones in July

15 Feb 2017

Dubai to launch passenger drones in July

Dubai has announced the launch of 'pilot less' drones at the World Government Summit.