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United Airlines is investing in a new kind of aircraft, one that doesn’t fly over oceans but over congested cities.
The Chicago-based airline announced a $1 billion order on Wednesday morning for electric vertical takeoff and land aircraft, also known as eVTOLs, from eVTOL startup Archer Aviation to provide environmentally friendly airport transportation. The startup, founded by Brett Adcock and Adam Goldstein and backed by Jet.com founder Marc Lore, expects to debut its first full-scale model this year and begin passenger flights in 2024.
United will perform the intra-city services in partnership with Mesa Airlines, a regional read more ⇒