European Institutions Support Emergence Of Urban Air Mobility

eVOTL in flight

The Paris region and partners, including Volocopter and airport manager Groupe ADP, are working on so-called precommercial services during the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics. 

Credit: Volocopter
When Damien Caze, head of French civil aviation authority DGAC, met Didier Lallement, Paris’ police chief, a couple of years ago and presented him with the urban air mobility concept, Caze received an unexpected response. “This is [a] marvelous idea, and I will be against this activity,” Lallement...
Thierry Dubois

Thierry Dubois has specialized in aerospace journalism since 1997. An engineer in fluid dynamics from Toulouse-based Enseeiht, he covers the French commercial aviation, defense and space industries. His expertise extends to all things technology in Europe. Thierry is also the editor-in-chief of Aviation Week’s ShowNews. 

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