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Uber selects Australia as the first international market to serve - Uber Air

Uber selects Australia as the first international market to serve - Uber Air



Australia will be the first international market for service of the Uber Air Taxi, O'Brien said

Uber chose Melbourne, Australia as the third city to test its air taxi program, after the cities of Dallas and Los Angeles

Pilot flights are scheduled to begin in 2020, with commercial operations scheduled for 2023

Many companies are developing the idea of ​​a Flying Taxi as a future mode of transport

Uber said the strengthening of air transport would ease congestion in cities

"While big cities are growing, the heavy reliance on owning a private car will not be a sustainable solution," said Eric Allison, global head of aviation at Uber Levitte

"Uber Air has tremendous potential to help reduce traffic congestion," said Allison

Uber selects Australia as the first international market to serve - Uber Air


Allison noted that Uber Air was able to travel 19 kilometers in just 10 minutes, instead of a full hour

Uber is working with the US space agency NASA and the US military to develop its own taxis program and is also working with two aircraft manufacturing companies, Embraer and Pipistrel

Uber announced last year that it will open a factory in Paris to develop the taxis

This comes in a test period passed by Uber after a frustrating start by the company in the stock market last month

Uber's first revenue report showed it had suffered a $ 1 billion loss as it faced stiff competition in passenger transport, and the US company incurred additional costs for its service

Return to the future
Ober is not the only company in the field of taxi taxis, reminiscent of transportation in the American animated series The Jetsons

Technology companies are competing for leadership in the development of air passenger taxis, while Airbus and a number of companies are testing self-propelled taxis

Uber selects Australia as the first international market to serve - Uber Air


Dubai conducted its first test of the self-propelled taxi service in 2017

Separately, a company founded by Larry Page, the founder of Google, has unveiled a self-powered, self-powered taxi that can travel 180 kilometers per hour

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