Africa has emerged as a proving ground for drone delivery, headlined by Zipline’s large-scale on-demand medical delivery networks in Rwanda, Ghana and now Nigeria. Now the continent is turning its attention to urban air mobility (UAM).
Southwest Airlines Guides Down Q3 Profitability On Delta Variant Spike
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Southwest Airlines warned that it does not expect to be profitable in the 2021 third quarter (Q3), as a spike of COVID-19 infections associated with the new delta variant appears to be harming demand for air travel.
Public Listing Keeps Joby On Track For EVTOL Air Taxi Launch
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Joby Aviation has begun trading on the New York Stock Exchange, a milestone on its 15-year journey to launch commercial aerial ridesharing services in the U.S. in 2024 using all-electric, zero-emission vertical-takeoff air taxis.
JetBlue Airways makes its long-awaited entry into the transatlantic market, Embraer’s Eve teams with Kenya Airways on UAM and more. Take a look at the daily roundup of air transport news.
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