Urban Air-Port Funded by Supernal
British Start-up Secures Landmark Investment from Supernal: Urban-Air Port Funded by Supernal
by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby
Today, British start-up Urban-Air Port Ltd (UAP) revealed that it has acquired funding from Supernal (formerly the Urban Air Mobility Division of Hyundai Motor Group) to carry out the companies’ shared goal of assimilating advanced air mobility (AAM) into existing transit networks. The funding will go towards UAP’s undertaking to develop 200 vertiport sites worldwide over the course of the next five years.
UAP’s vertiport sites will grant the infrastructure necessary to help prepare for the mass adoption of eVTOL aircraft like cargo drones and air taxis. Air-One, the world’s first fully operational hub for eVTOLs, will open for public visitation this coming April in Coventry City Centre. The demonstration will showcase AAM’s ability to help unlock the potential of sustainable mobility, as well as how the industry will work to…