In a sure sign urban air mobility (UAM) services can’t be far off, UK vertiport specialist Urban-Air Ports has signed a deal with several retailing brands to provide all the food, drink, and sundry stuff travelers inevitably buy when getting to or from a flight.

London-based Urban-Air Ports announced the deal with several international retailing brands ahead of the April showcasing of its first fully functional vertiport in Coventry, England. Backed by national and local governments, as well as corporate partners like Hyundai, assembly of the new facility began in February, and is expected to be finished next month. Once it is, Urban-Air Ports plans on opening the vertiport up to the public so people can get an idea – and feel – of how UAM transport will be once it’s launched.

Clearly, having ample stuff to buy will be an integral part of that experience – an indication that the transition from traditional planes and airports to Urban-Air Port UAM…

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Source: dronedj.com